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Nominating guardians in your will

Napthens - November 22nd 2018
Many people when preparing a will focus on the issue of protecting their financial assets or issues surrounding inheritance tax which are all relevant and very important issues when planning for the future.
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Inheritance tax changes looming?

Napthens - August 22nd 2018
It seems likely that changes to inheritance tax (IHT) legislation will follow after the Office of Tax Simplification reports on the review ordered by the Chancellor, Philip Hammond.
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Cohabitees must act quickly for protection

Napthens - May 31st 2018
Cohabitees must act quickly to protect themselves following a relationship breakdown, warns specialist disputes lawyer Nicola Turner.
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What is a company will? Do you need one?

Napthens - May 31st 2018
Successful entrepreneurs are usually too busy building their business empires to pause to think what might happen to the business if suddenly, they are no longer around...
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Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) refund

Napthens - February 12th 2018
The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, has written to the Office of Tax Simplification, asking for a review of the current inheritance tax regime, describing it as being “particularly complex”. It is certainly the case that the recently introduced residence nil rate band has complicated rules associated with it, meaning that the way in which property is owned and Wills are drafted, can have a significant effect upon its availability.
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New Year – new start

Napthens - January 25th 2018
January is usually the month where people find themselves assessing their current living arrangements and relationships, and as a result, perhaps looking to make changes to their lives. January is also the month for fresh starts and breaking old habits. This can have a positive or a negative effect on the individuals involved as sometimes this involves people breaking up, whether they decide to divorce, separate or go their separate ways as a co-habiting couple.
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