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We have created this IHT calculator to help you work out how much inheritance tax (IHT) could reduce the amount you leave behind to loved ones.
With our families’ future financial wellbeing always in the back of our minds, we’d all welcome legitimate ways to manage inheritance tax (IHT) liability. One way to do this is by investing in the Alternative Investment Market (AIM).
The expectations were right on cue: Democrats took over the House of Representatives with a comfortable lead and Republicans kept the Senate with an increased majority. Markets are logically only slightly positively moved by the outcome. Beyond the immediate reaction, though, there should be a more bullish backdrop building in the coming year for risk assets.
Benjamin Franklin famously stated that ‘nothing is certain but death and taxes’. While the former is still unavoidable, careful financial planning can substantially reduce the inheritance tax (IHT) on your estate when you die. A useful way to do this is by making gifts – from your capital or from income.
At the beginning of 2016, the number of UK families paying inheritance tax (IHT) was at a 35-year high, as rising house prices pushed the value of family assets above the tax threshold.
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