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Category: <span>Inheritance Tax</span>

Inheritance Tax Update: Impact on Housing Market

Recently there has been a surge in Inheritance Tax (IHT) receipts. HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) reported a record £7.5 billion collected in the year to March, a significant increase from the previous year. However, a concerning trend has emerged regarding the potential impact of IHT on the housing market.…

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Inheritance Tax Update

Lump sum death benefit charge What do you need to tell HMRC? New guidance has been published by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) to help legal representatives find out what they need to tell HMRC to calculate the lump sum death benefit charge. When someone passes away and their estate…

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Inheritance Tax on Wedding Gifts

Spring has arrived, Easter is upon us and the wedding season is fast approaching. So, have you thought about giving a cash gift to someone close on the day of their wedding or civil partnership? This could not only be a generous gift, but can also be tax efficient for…

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Inheritance Tax Planning Tips

With inheritance tax receipts to HMRC set to reach new levels this financial year, now more than ever are families needing to plan for their future. Inheritance tax could take a large proportion of your wealth – 40% of everything above £325,000 – and stop your family members enjoying the…

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Autumn Statement Summary

On 22nd November 2023, Chancellor Jeremy Hunt presented his Autumn Statement to Parliament. Headlines included generous National Insurance Contribution (NIC) cuts for workers and the self-employed and the ‘biggest permanent tax cut in modern British history for businesses’. Below, we summarise the Autumn Statement headlines and other measures announced. Please…

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Tax Update October 2023

Welcome to the October 2023 Tax Update. In this edition we take a look at Profit Forecasts, the Autumn Statement, Inheritance Tax, National Insurance Refunds; and this month’s events on the accounting horizon. If you need any help or advice on any of these topics, please do not hesitate to…

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Tax Update September 2023

Welcome to the September 2023 Tax Update. In this edition we take a look Tax-Free Childcare Accounts, Child Benefits, changes to the R&D Relief Scheme, IHT on Pension Funds, and this month’s events on the accounting horizon. If you need any help or advice on any of these topics, please…

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Tax Update August 2023

Welcome to the August 2023 Tax Update. In this edition we take a look the additional information required for R&D claims, Tax-Free Childcare Accounts, Company BBQs, Inheritance Tax, HMRC’s further interest rate rises, and this month’s events on the accounting horizon. If you need any help or advice on any…

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Managing Inheritance Tax

Like many other taxes, Inheritance Tax (or IHT) allowances have been frozen. This sounds generous of the Chancellor at a time when the Government is strapped for cash. However, it actually means that we are paying more. Data from HMRC has revealed that Inheritance Tax collected between April 2022 and…

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Your Long-Term Financial Stability with Folkes Worton LLP Charte

Your Long-Term Financial Stability

With the uncertainties surrounding the economy, it’s an ideal time to be thinking about financial stability. So, if we want to provide those we love with security, it’s best to think long-term. The pandemic and the current increase in the costs of living show all too clearly that good health, and…

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