At the time of releasing the May/June TIPS financial magazine, the uncertainty around the terms of Brexit have been extended to a new deadline set for 31 October. All we can do is expect the best, prepare for the worst and capitalise on what comes.
Inheritance Tax is no longer something that only affects the very wealthy, but the good news is that there are ways to limit the amount of Inheritance Tax your family may potentially face. You worked hard to earn your wealth, so let us work hard preserving it. On page 06, we look at how you can help your family maintain its financial strength from one generation to the next.
You want to pay the minimum amount of tax legally possible. We want that for you, too. The 2019/20 tax year started on 6 April and, in general, taxpayers will have more money in their pocket after increases to allowances came into force. However, there are a few losers, in particular those selling shares and buy-to-let landlords.
Making a Will is very important if you care what happens to your money and your belongings after you die, and most of us do. One of the articles in the magazine considers why discussing your Will with beneficiaries means they are better prepared when the time comes, even though you may be nervous about raising the topics.
We hope you find this magazine useful. Whatever your goals in life are, careful planning and successful investing of your wealth can help you get there. If you would like to speak to us about your financial goals please contact one of our independent financial advisers. To read our magazine online please click here.