How to Avoid Inheritance Tax

How to Avoid Inheritance Tax

How to Avoid Inheritance Tax

Proper inheritance tax planning could save your family hundreds of thousands of pounds in tax. This comprehensive and completely up-to-date book tells you everything you need to know about inheritance tax and how to avoid it. It takes a detailed look at both simple and sophisticated tax planning strategies and will help you decide what action you and your family should take now. Inheritance tax planning has become more important than ever, following the Government's decision to freeze the 325,000 lifetime exemption, which means inflation will steadily erode its value every year. Topics covered in the guide include: The very latest changes announced in the most recent Budget; How to calculate inheritance tax; More than a dozen inheritance tax planning techniques for protecting the family home; How trusts can be used to slash your inheritance tax bill - with real-life examples; How to use Business Property Relief to pass unlimited assets to your family; How to gift assets during your lifetime without causing financial hardship to you and your spouse... plus lots more! Dozens of clear real-life examples are used throughout to explain important points.

Financial Times Guide to Inheritance Tax Probate and Estate Planning

Financial Times Guide to Inheritance Tax   Probate and Estate Planning

Financial Times Guide to Inheritance Tax Probate and Estate Planning

Nearly 9.5 million households in Britain will have to pay inheritance tax. What’s the best way to avoid it? If you’re administering an estate because someone has died, how do you obtain probate? Is it ever possible to retrospectively minimize an estate’s tax liabilities? The Financial Times Guide to Inheritance Tax, Probate and Estate Planning will help you navigate the complicated maze of inheritance tax, probate, and estate planning. Amanda Fisher tells you what to do when someone dies, helps you deal with administrative affairs and distribute the estate to beneficiaries, offers long-term strategies on how to protect your estate and minimize any potential inheritance tax liability, including the use of trusts. The Financial Times Guide to Inheritance Tax, Probate and Estate Planning: · Explains what to do when someone has died including how to register the death · Advises on the duties of executors and administrators and how to consider the validity of a will · Helps you apply for the grant of probate or letters of administration · Guides you through the completion of inheritance tax returns and how to calculate and pay any tax due · Provides advice on lifetime planning and illustrates ways to minimize potential inheritance tax liabilities The Financial Times Guide to Inheritance Tax, Probate and Estate Planning will help you face the difficult task of dealing with an estate when someone has died. You’ll learn the best way to manage the process of acquiring probate and complete the administration of the estate, before distributing to the beneficiaries. You will also have an insight to the advantages of make a will and organizing your estate efficiently to minimize any future impact of inheritance tax, including the use of trusts. The Financial Times Guide to Inheritance Tax, Probate and Estate Planning covers: Registering a death The duties of the executors and administrators Consideration of the validity of a will Intestacy and partial intestacy Obtaining details of assets and liabilities Applying for the grant of probate and the letters of administration How income and gains are treated before and after the date of death Valuing property for inheritance tax Calculating the inheritance tax liability and completing the inheritance tax return forms Consideration of tax planning and deeds of variation Paying the inheritance tax Distributing the estate to the beneficiaries Lifetime planning to reduce an inheritance tax liability The benefits of making a Will Trusts Glossary of key terms

Tax Planning for the Family Home

Tax Planning for the Family Home

Tax Planning for the Family Home

For many people the family home is the most valuable asset they have. As such protecting its value will be key importance. In this tax guide we look at the key tax planning opportunities for the family home and private residences. We cover all planning for income tax, capital gains tax and inheritance tax. This guide is essential reading for anyone interested in retaining wealth from the family home and/or passing the family home onto your family tax efficiently. What is covered in this tax guide? Selling your main residence - how capital gains tax applies Establishing a property as a main residence in 2014 How PPR relief and lettings relief works 2014 changes to Principal Private Residence relief PPR relief where you have two or more homes Offsetting losses on a main residence and maximising tax relief Points to watch out for when selling a former main residence after you've left the UK How to avoid taxes if you're selling part of your garden Claiming Principal Private Residence relief if you convert a house into flats Tax implications of letting family live in your property Avoiding Tax On The Transfer Of Property To Children How to claim PPR relief on property occupied by a relative Buying property tax efficiently whilst your children are studying Helping your children to buy their first property tax efficiently Income and property tax planning when your children live with you Case study: Avoiding inheritance tax and capital gains tax on property Transferring property to a spouse Which is the best way for non doms to hold UK property? Advanced tax planning for non doms using offshore trusts to purchase UK property CGT on divorce and how to structure new property with a new partner Beneficial ownership, receiving a share of the proceeds and reducing capital gains tax Reducing CGT when transferring property to children (including an example of how to save £23,520 in CGT) Should you sell or let your former home? Should you reoccupy a property prior to selling it? When a property can be your main residence without you occupying it

How to Save Inheritance Tax 2020 21

How to Save Inheritance Tax 2020 21

How to Save Inheritance Tax 2020 21

Proper inheritance tax planning could save your family hundreds of thousands of pounds. This comprehensive and completely up-to-date book tells you everything you need to know about inheritance tax.

Inheritance Tax Planning Handbook 2021 2022

Inheritance Tax Planning Handbook 2021 2022

Inheritance Tax Planning Handbook 2021 2022

May 2021 Edition. Inheritance tax is a particularly nasty tax as it's a tax on your capital that you've accumulated from your after tax earnings. It applies at 40% on the value of your estate above the nil rate band (currently £325,000). It's not just the assets held at the date of your death that are included, but also assets gifted away (in some cases) up to 14 years before. In this book we look at some of the top ways you can legally reduce your inheritance tax liability. There are a number of options and opportunities - from simply giving away assets to setting up a trust or emigrating from the UK completely. Topics covered include: How to reduce Inheritance tax on gifts Non dom inheritance tax changes How the exemption for normal transfers of income applies When the 7 year period becomes a 14 year period What to do and when to avoid Inheritance tax Reducing IHT with the 36% rate of Inheritance tax How to maximise tax reliefs for charitable giving Inheritance tax planning for joint bank accounts Reducing Inheritance tax on insurance policies Putting life insurance into a flexible gift trust or bare trust to reduce Inheritance tax Using side letters for IHT purposes Inheritance tax planning for the family home Reducing tax on a property investment portfolio by using mortgages Debts on death and IHT Planning When is it worth forming a lifetime trust for UK tax planning and how to determine which type of trust to use Planning for joint accounts and inheritance tax/succession planning How to use a nil rate band "Settlor Interested Trust" tax efficiently How to save substantial amounts of inheritance Tax on your investment properties Maximising tax Inheritance tax relief on your family company AIM shares & IHT relief Qualifying for Inheritance Tax relief on companies with large cash balances How the transferable nil rate band applies Using a Parallel Company to reduce Inheritance tax Reducing Inheritance tax with a double tax treaty A review of the UK-US Inheritance tax/Estate tax treaty UK inheritance tax and gifting cash abroad Emigrating from the UK to avoid Inheritance Tax When the 7 year inheritance tax survivorship period can be avoided How shareholders can use cross options to retain entitlement to Business Property Relief All about the new Residence Nil Rate Band (RNRB) and how to maximise relief Releasing cash as debt for IHT purposes Losing UK domicile status Using a Discretionary trust or Life interest trust for IHT planning? Self-settlement of the nil-rate band for UK IHT purposes

Inheritance Tax Planning Handbook 2016

Inheritance Tax Planning Handbook 2016

Inheritance Tax Planning Handbook 2016

September 2015 Edition. Fully updated for the March 2015 Budget and the July 2015 Summer Budget. Inheritance tax is a particularly nasty tax as it's a tax on your capital that you've accumulated from your after tax earnings. It applies at 40% on the value of your estate above the nil rate band (currently £325,000). It's not just the assets held at the date of your death that are included, but also assets gifted away (in some cases) up to 14 years before. In this book we look at some of the top ways you can legally reduce your inheritance tax liability. There are a number of options and opportunities - from simply giving away assets to setting up a trust or emigrating from the UK completely. Topics covered include: How to reduce Inheritance tax on gifts How the exemption for normal transfers of income applies How the new £1Million allowance applies for your home When the 7 year period becomes a 14 year period What to do and when to avoid Inheritance tax Reducing IHT with the new 36% rate of Inheritance tax How to maximise tax reliefs for charitable giving Inheritance tax planning for joint bank accounts New rules for non doms from the 2015 Summer Budget Reducing Inheritance tax on insurance policies Putting life insurance into a flexible gift trust or bare trust to reduce Inheritance tax Using side letters for IHT purposes Inheritance tax planning for the family home Reducing tax on a property investment portfolio by using mortgages How to save substantial amounts of inheritance Tax on your investment properties Maximising tax Inheritance tax relief on your family company AIM shares & IHT relief Qualifying for Inheritance Tax relief on companies with large cash balances How the transferable nil rate band applies Using a Parallel Company to reduce Inheritance tax Reducing Inheritance tax with a double tax treaty A review of the UK-US Inheritance tax/Estate tax treaty UK inheritance tax and gifting cash abroad Emigrating from the UK to avoid Inheritance Tax

Inheritance Tax Planning Handbook 2017

Inheritance Tax Planning Handbook 2017

Inheritance Tax Planning Handbook 2017

September 2017 Edition. Fully updated for the March 2017 Budget. Inheritance tax is a particularly nasty tax as it's a tax on your capital that you've accumulated from your after tax earnings. It applies at 40% on the value of your estate above the nil rate band (currently �325,000). It's not just the assets held at the date of your death that are included, but also assets gifted away (in some cases) up to 14 years before. In this book we look at some of the top ways you can legally reduce your inheritance tax liability. There are a number of options and opportunities - from simply giving away assets to setting up a trust or emigrating from the UK completely. Topics covered include: How to reduce Inheritance tax on gifts How the exemption for normal transfers of income applies How the new �1Million allowance applies for your home When the 7 year period becomes a 14 year period What to do and when to avoid Inheritance tax Reducing IHT with the new 36% rate of Inheritance tax How to maximise tax reliefs for charitable giving Inheritance tax planning for joint bank accounts Non dom inheritance tax changes from 2017 Reducing Inheritance tax on insurance policies Putting life insurance into a flexible gift trust or bare trust to reduce Inheritance tax Using side letters for IHT purposes Inheritance tax planning for the family home Reducing tax on a property investment portfolio by using mortgages How to save substantial amounts of inheritance Tax on your investment properties Maximising tax Inheritance tax relief on your family company AIM shares & IHT relief Qualifying for Inheritance Tax relief on companies with large cash balances How the transferable nil rate band applies Using a Parallel Company to reduce Inheritance tax Reducing Inheritance tax with a double tax treaty A review of the UK-US Inheritance tax/Estate tax treaty UK inheritance tax and gifting cash abroad Emigrating from the UK to avoid Inheritance Tax

How to Avoid the Inheritance Tax Trap

How to Avoid the Inheritance Tax Trap

How to Avoid the Inheritance Tax Trap

This title provides important advice for the 4 out of 10 families facing IHT. A growing number of ordinary families every year are finding themselves at risk of death duties. As house prices continue to rise so do the number of estates liable for inheritance tax - by 2020 it could be as many as 4.6 million properties. But don't just put it out of mind, or sit and worry about it - there is a lot you can do to avoid paying this tax, so much in fact that it is often referred to as the 'voluntary' tax. Why be caught in the trap?Lifetime money editor Maria Scott gives a complete, updated-for-2007 guide on how ordinary homeowners, savers and investors can deal with inheritance tax. Step-by-step guide shows how to work out if you are liable for IHT and which tax breaks are right for you and your family. This book explains recent changes to the law, hidden tax traps and loopholes. It shows how civil partnerships for same-sex couples allow assets to be passed on free of IHT. It includes latest details of the 2007 budget.