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Buying residential property in England
There are two common forms of ownership of property in England: freehold and leasehold.
Hoist with his own petard? Henkes v HMRC, and the lessons that can be learned regarding domicile enquiries
In recent years HMRC have shown a growing interest in challenging taxpayers on their claims to being foreign domiciled
Protected settlements: tainted love
Practitioners continue to discover glitches in, and unexpected aspects of, the rules on protected settlements.
Tax efficient gifting – a silver lining of COVID-19
If there is a silver lining in the current economic situation it might be that it creates opportunities for tax efficient gifts to be made.
Another fine mess: imminent changes to the IHT excluded property rules
The Finance Act 2020 will include some changes to the rules regarding ‘excluded property trusts’ in the inheritance tax legislation.
Latest views on whether we will have an interim budget
Sophie Dworetzsky looks at what new measures might come into force
What does it mean if I agree to be someone’s Attorney?
Read more about some of the common questions we get asked and key points to consider
What steps should my family take to communicate the event of my death or incapacity?
The sudden demise or death of a family member is extremely distressing. What steps should you take?
Where do I start? Practical points to consider for a family charter
A family charter is not a legal document but sits alongside the legal documents you will have regarding your assets and business interests.