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Brexit: Theresa May 'to offer 20bn euros transitional deal' Theresa May is expected to propose a two year transitional period in her big Brexit spee... Read more...

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Estate Planning

The effects of Inheritance Tax can typically be mitigated by careful planning. The use of trusts to place assets outside the estate is both a simple and cost-effective remedy. Other solutions include, but are not limited to the use of both annual and one-off allowances, investment into certain investment markets and protecting the liabilities with life cover.

The Financial Conduct Authority does not regulate tax and trust advice.

The value of investments and the income from it could go down as well as up. The return at the end of the investment period is not guaranteed and you may get back less than you originally invested.