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Tax day: everything you need to know
With tax day fast approaching, read financial expert David McKendrick’s quick summary of everything you need to know.
Selling your company – seeing the wider picture
This article is from a previous Equinox magazine, which you can view in full here. Selling up can mean a …
Family investment companies
Family investment companies (FIC) can represent an effective way to pass down wealth to future generations while minimising the amount of inheritance tax you owe. In this blog, we explain the benefits of an FIC and how it can help you get the most out of your wealth.
The importance of having a will
It is important that everyone makes a will. A will enables you to take control of what will happen to your money, possessions and property in the event of your death.
Gifts out of income
Gifts are a great way to reduce or avoid unnecessary inheritance tax when looking to pass on assets to your children or other members of your family when you pass away. Learn more about what qualifies as a gift and the different types of allowances in this blog.
Inheritance tax allowances
Whilst it’s a requirement that inheritance tax is paid if a person’s estate is worth more than a certain threshold, there are some allowances – or exemptions – that means inheritance tax does not have to be paid. Learn more about how to optimise your inheritance tax plan in this blog.