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Our specialist Tax Planning and Trusts team comprises specialist lawyers and trust administrators who advise on all aspects of trust and personal tax law.
The team has wide ranging experience and are drawn from a variety of City and regional law firms. They have substantial domestic and offshore experience and work closely with the firm’s other teams.
Our team is able to advise on the following:
For further information on Inheritance Tax see our client guides on the right of this page.
A poorly managed trust can be worse than no trust at all. We can help new and existing trustees deal with trust administration:
For further information on tax and trusts see our client guides at the top right of the page.
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Blake Morgan has made three key appointments to build on the success of its Private Law team. The firm has appointed Mark Scott as a Legal Director in the firm’s London office.
Leading national law firm Blake Morgan has invested heavily in its London-based teams with a number of key appointments across a range of practices.
The Chancellor of the Exchequer may have grabbed headlines by declaring war on sugar in his Spring Budget – but there were also several sweeteners for businesses and individuals alike.
The non-doms taxation reforms in 2017/18 mean that non-domiciled individuals owning property in the UK, whether in their own name or through a trust or company, will be subject to inheritance tax on that property.
When the new annual tax came in to force in 2013, it impacted residential properties worth. Over the years this value has decreased. If you own a property through any type of company, this will most likely now impact you.
The rise in probate court fees is a wealth tax by any other name, deemed affordable at a vulnerable time, on death. It has been brought in as a fee to avoid both the parliamentary scrutiny rightly required for tax and the PR fallout for politicians.
On 10 August the Government published its response to a consultation on the taxation of termination payments. Lisa Wallis and Ruth Christy consider the Government's plans in more detail and their implications.
Recent changes in residential property tax are confusing for us all.
Careful planning is needed to ensure that valuable assets, such as works of art and literature or land and buildings which are important to the UK’s national heritage, can be passed down to the next generation in the most tax-efficient manner.