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September 10, 2009
For married couples, the nil-rate band for inheritance tax was effectively doubled last year, meaning that IHT is only an issue when your combined assets are worth more than £650,000. But it’s surprising how quickly you can get over that amount.
August 20, 2009
What serious client crisis???
A team member came up to me today and asked if I knew anything about the “serious client crisis”.
August 18, 2009
The Wife Gets Everything…
A lot of people assume that if they die, their spouse will get everything. That isn’t how it works at all. If you’re a married man with a wife and kids, your wife will only get the first £250,000 of your estate. She’ll get a right to income only in half of the rest.
July 02, 2009
Gone With the Wind?
Scarlett O’Hara famously declared: “Death, taxes and childbirth! There’s never any convenient time for any of them.” How right she was – and when it comes to IHT, death and taxes come together. IHT isn’t just inconvenient, it’s downright indefensible.
June 04, 2009
PAYE for the Self Employed
In my post the other day I got my own self assessment statement of account which for once showed that my account was in credit! It was enough to buy a packet of crisps as long as I avoid the designer varieties but never the less such an occurrence is cause for celebration.« Previous 1 … 22 23 24