Bishop Fleming’s probate service: how we can help

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It has now been over two years since Bishop Fleming launched its probate service. We asked the Head of Probate and Bishop Fleming Partner Alison Oliver about why the service was launched and how it […]

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Probate fees – a new stealth tax hidden from the Budget

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A Top 30 advisory firm warns that, from April 2019, relatives inheriting estates worth more than £300,000 face a new probate stealth tax not mentioned in the recent Budget, as the Government looks at sneaky […]

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Budget 2018 – Private Client review

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Tax Partner Christine Tuckerman takes a look at how the autumn Budget affects private clients and their wealth. Despite much media chatter about a new wealth tax, the Chancellor decided to leave well alone, at […]

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Families giving away billions in Inheritance tax

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Soaring property prices are helping the government to reap billions of pounds in inheritance tax, but Top 30 advisory firm, Bishop Fleming, says families can do more to safeguard their assets from falling into the […]

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Early action urged on tax returns

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If you have to complete an income tax return, it really is not too soon to start gathering together the information you need, advises Top 30 advisory firm, Bishop Fleming, who point out that people […]

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Probate fee rises scrapped

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Controversial plans to increase probate fees are to be scrapped due to the general election. They had been set to rise in May 2017 from as little as £155 up to as much as £20,000 for some […]

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Inheriting the family home

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Inheriting the family home is becoming less expensive due to a new inheritance tax (IHT) relief for residences which was introduced in April 2017. The relief is flexible enough to allow a person to downsize to […]

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Huge increase in probate fees “morally wrong”

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Relatives inheriting estates worth more than £300,000 from May this year are going to be hit with huge increases in court fees, as the government looks to target them as a way to reduce its […]

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Death of George Michael shows importance of having a will

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The recent death of George Michael and reports that he left his estate to family and various charities, is a reminder to us all to make sure we too clearly express our wishes in a […]

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New Trust Register to be launched

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A new Trust Register is to be in place by June 2017 to record details of trustees, settlors and beneficiaries. This will introduce another level of regulation for trusts and advisers to deal with, and […]

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