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Trustee compliance on the increase

In 2017 HMRC introduced the online Trust Register in order to capture information from trustees about their the trusts which they...

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Courts uphold first-time trustee's £1.6m tax bill - how can you avoid the same fate?

Trusts are a popular estate planning tool used to hold and protect all kinds of possessions, from property to life insurance and even...

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Little-known tax exemption for front-line emergency workers

There has long existed an exemption from inheritance tax for members of the armed forces whose deaths result from injuries sustained on...

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Floods not forgotten

By Helen Hutchison, Residential Property partner The floods in November 2019 seem forever ago. The world has changed so much in 2020, but...

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Five ways the residential property market is improving

Bleak headlines concerning the residential property market are abundant, but at Irwin Mitchell we focus on the positives. Here are five...