News & Insights
Our team of experts shine a spotlight on new legal developments, share their views on the impact of current affairs, and offer insights on issues that could impact you and your business.
We are delighted to announce that Boodle Hatfield has been awarded Private Client Legal Team of the Year (midsize firm) at the annual Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) Awards 2021.
In the Daily Express, Private Wealth Partner, Geoffrey Todd highlights how hundreds of people are being unnecessarily caught out each year when passing assets along to the next generation, as the complexity of the Inheritance Tax regime means it’s very easy to make mistakes.
In a recent article in The Sunday Times, Partners Geoffrey Todd & Kyra Motley reflect on research showing growing inheritance tax bills by region and highlight how this trends is expected to continue over the next five years, as the Government has announced that the IHT allowance will remain at the current level until 2026.
Private Wealth Partner, Geoffrey Todd comments on how the the number of Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA) registered dropped 23% in the past year from 909,000 in 2019/20 to 695,000 in 2020/21.
While the perception of the pitfalls of US/UK tax planning has improved since this article was first written in 2011, there remains…
Surrey is the UK’s Inheritance Tax capital, with the county’s residents paying £259m in IHT in 2017/18*
Advances in technology have been invaluable during the lockdown brought about by coronavirus but, until recently, making a Will could not be done digitally.
Elderly people who have moved back into a property during lockdown that they have previously gifted to family members…
Plans to review Capital Gains Tax (CGT) have raised speculation that headline rates may be increased later this year.
There could be a silver lining in the stock market crash for individuals who want to transfer assets to their dependents.
The increase in the value of estates being inherited over the last five years is entirely due to property price inflation.
Our experts share their insights & market view on the impact of current affairs.