HSCFS Key Guides Series: April 2017

HSCFS Key Guides series: April 2017 It’s certainly been a busy spring between the Budget in March and now a general election in June. The government has been particularly active in trying to push through its Finance Bill before the dissolution of Parliament. However, the record-breaking 762-page Bill ended up as a mere 148 page Finance…

Inheritance Tax planning – the new residence nil rate band comes in from April… but it’s not straightforward!

Inheritance Tax planning – the new residence nil rate band comes in from April… but it’s not straightforward! It was nearly two years ago that the Conservatives’ manifesto for the 2015 election promised to “take the family home out of tax by increasing the effective Inheritance Tax threshold for married couples and civil partners to…