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Top 5 Tax Advantaged Trusts

15th November 2018

Trusts have been a useful tax structure for sensible tax planning since the Crusades: Crusaders were exempt from paying tax, but placed their property under a trustee’s care in their absence and had the King’s protection in case the trustee didn’t want to return the property later. Today, whether... read more

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IHT Revenues Bolstered by Tax Freeze

13th August 2014

IHT Revenues Bolstered by Tax Freeze IHT revenues have recovered this year, hitting £3.42 billion in 2013-14, the highest amount since 2007-8. The way IHT was calculated changed in 2007, following the introduction of the Transferable Nil Rate Band – which was slanted as a tax cut. A combination... read more

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