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Will Your Property Be an IHT Trap?

Data published recently show that the new £100,000 additional 'private residence' exemption for Inheritance Tax (IHT), which is due to be introduced in April 2017 and will increase thereafter, could not come soon enough for many people. More...

Lacomp plc Autumn 2016 Newsletter

Reproduced here with the kind permission of the author. Lacomp plc - Quarterly Newsletter / Autumn 2016 It is now four months since the British electorate voted to leave the EU, and it is worth looking back and seeing what has actually happened in the...

Making Your Will - Guidance

It is easy to keep putting off making a will. However, having a valid will is the only way to guarantee that your estate goes to who you want it to when you die. If a person dies having made a will, the distribution of their estate is normally...

Daughter Stripped of Power of Attorney

In an example of the law stepping in to protect the vulnerable, a daughter  has been stripped of responsibility for managing her mother's affairs  after she failed to provide the pensioner with new clothes, toiletries or an adequate income. ...

Unexpected Debt Causes Shock for Executor

When an executor becomes responsible for administering the estate of a person who has died, he or she is required to gather in the assets of the deceased and to discharge from them any amounts owed by the deceased. A recent news item shows how important it...
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