Wealth Matters - Summer 2017
Welcome to the Summer 2017 edition of Wealth Matters, our regular publication for UK-based private clients.
Wealth Matters seeks to keep you informed on a range of opportunities and developments which may be of interest to you in preserving and passing on your wealth, now and in the future.
In this edition, we look at the new inheritance tax Residence Nil Rate Band (RNRB) and how to ensure you obtain the maximum benefit from it.
We also consider legal issues for cohabiting couples, challenges to charitable gifts and the succession of family businesses.
Finally, our Back to Basics column takes a look at trusts and the role of trustees.
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News & Insights
Collective insanity: the problem with offshore income gains - and what the Government hasn’t done about it
Sweeping changes to the taxation of non-UK resident trusts with UK resident settlors not rectified in latest Finance Act.
Miranda Fisher wins Family Lawyer of The Year at the Spear’s Wealth Management 2018 Awards
We are very pleased that Family partner Miranda Fisher has won Family Lawyer of the Year at the Spear's Wealth Management 2018 Awards
CGT surprise when buying off-plan
You may be faced with a capital gains tax (CGT) liability even when selling your main home – if you bought it off plan.