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Transfer of a property in Switzerland on the death of the owner abroad
The steps to take abroad and in Switzerland to enable the heirs to whom the property is vested to transfer it in their favour, to sell it.
Expansion of the UK Trust Register: Implications for Non-UK Resident Trustees
The government’s final proposals for the expansion of the UK Trust Register were finally laid before Parliament last week.
What happens to a property in Switzerland on the death of its UK owner
What happens to the property in the event of the owner's death?
Is it really time for a wealth tax?
The UK currently has many tax reviews afoot, including a report pending on whether it is time for a wealth tax.
Landed Estates: The Whole Estate Plan
How the current market demonstrates the need for a clear whole estate plan rather than approaching each matter in isolation.
Tax thoughts on climbing the UK / Swiss real estate ladder – Part 2
In this series, we take a look at UK and Swiss tax issues which should be considered when climbing the English or Swiss real estate ladder.
Can I get a witness? Challenges for charities in the age of video witnessing
Following the recent move to allow video witnessing for Wills, as a legacy professional manager, how would this impact me?
“Every step of life shows much caution is required” - thoughts on virtual witnessing of Wills
The COVID-19 pandemic has jolted many into action to consider whether their affairs are in order.
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.