Tag Archive: IHT

  1. Inheritance Tax And Stamp Duty….

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    ….close in on pre-recession levels as more families are hit.

    • Threshold has been frozen at £325,000 since April 2009
    • Married couples and civil partners can pass on £650,000 tax-free
    • The U.K inheritance tax rate is one of the highest in the world 


  2. Do you Need a Will?

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    In our second post in the series on wills, we look at questions you should ask yourself to determine whether you need a will.


  3. Guide to Inheritance Tax

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    Inheritance tax (IHT) has traditionally been seen as a tax only for the very wealthy. However, with a threshold of £325,000 (£650,000 for married couples and civil partners) and the price of houses still relatively high, more and more people are finding themselves caught in the net. This could lead to many people having to sell long-held family heirlooms or investment assets to meet tax bills that a little bit of planning could help avoid. Benjamin Franklin famously said,

    In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.