Senior Tories, including David Cameron, now think an end-March general election is likelier after the pre-Budget report, according to Conservative Home.
The Government has announced it will be closing down schemes which have been used to avoid inheritance tax through the use of trusts.It says it is also examining wider solutions to the issue of IHT avoidance through trusts. Prudential tax and trusts manager Gerry Brown says the announcement will not have serious repercussions on the […]
Haart Estate Agents has been told to remove an advert by the Advertising Standards Authority after complaints that it caused “undue distress” to homeowners.
The Chancellor has unveiled changes to public sector pay and pensions which he says will save the taxpayer £1bn per year.
Legal & General Investment Management has appointed Paul Murray as head of investment risk.
By Kim Jarvis, Technical Manager with Canada Life’s ican Technical Services Team. Inheritance tax has been around in some form since 1796. Estate duty dates back to 1894 and over the years this tax has evolved into the inheritance tax (IHT) we know and love today, which was introduced in 1986 as a replacement for […]
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