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IHT receipts rise to £2.7bn, HMRC figures reveal

Inheritance tax (IHT) receipts for April to August this year were £2.7bn - £0.7bn higher than the same period a year earlier.

Chris Read: Building long-term care provision into centralised retirement propositions

Chris Read shares his thinking around the four stages of retirement income planning in his latest article for Retirement Planner

Neil MacGillivray: A new tax year-end? It’s a no from me…

With the government’s independent advisers pitching to move the end of the tax year, Neil MacGillivray considers how we wound up with the current tax year end date and challenges the new proposal…

IHT receipts up £500m from April to July

The taxman took in an extra £500m from April to July in inheritance tax (IHT) receipts.

Andrew Megson: Helping clients finally get their will in place

Making a will can be uncomfortable territory for some clients, writes Andrew Megson, but it is a crucial part of the planning process. Here he explores what's stopping them from taking the bull by the horns...

Controversial NI hike delayed – where next for social care?

Long-awaited plans for an overhaul of the UK’s social care system have been delayed again until autumn, though industry experts are already assessing the impacts a National Insurance increase could have.

Govt sets out LPA reform plans to simplify process

The government has set out plans to reform lasting powers of attorney (LPA) as it seeks to modernise the legal framework around this.

Lilly Whale: Tax planning for grandparents explained

Lilly Whale looks at the options for grandparents looking to financially help their grandchildren in the most tax-efficient way...

Charlene Young: Power of attorney and pensions explained

Charlene Young looks at power of attorney and pensions and outlines four key things advisers should look out for
 

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Thank you and goodbye from Retirement Planner

Retirement Planner is, itself, retiring on Thursday 15 October 2021.