One in ten Brits wrongly believes that the government will pick up the tab for their funeral, a survey has found.
Jacqueline Almond and Catherine O'Reilly call for a greater focus on inheritance tax as property prices skyrocket.
Former government chief whip Andrew Mitchell has invested in a high-profile film financing company considered to be a tax avoidance scheme by HMRC.
More than one in four UK employees fear they will lose their job within the next six months, according Glassdoor’s UK Employment Confidence Survey.
The recent High Court battle over a mother’s £1.2m legacy shows that will disputes are more common than people think, argues Emma Myers, Head of Wills, Probate and Lifetime Planning for Saga Legal Services.
Business executives and sport stars - among them David Beckham - have been warned they must pay HM Revenue and Customs more than £520m after a government crackdown on tax avoidance schemes.
SKI-ing (Spending the Kids's Inheritance) is becoming increasing popular, with around a quarter of parents planning to leave just a fraction of their estate – or none at all – to their children.
Almost a third of British adults neglect to revise their will following major life events such as marriage and divorce.
Property searches by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) to target tax evasion jumped by 12% to 500 in the last year, according to official data obtained by law firm Pinsent Masons.
The Conservatives are said to be planning to merge national insurance into income tax in a major shake-up of the current tax system.
Recent figures released by the Office for National Statistics show a significant increase in the number of marriages involving people over 65.
Leaving money to a charity in a will has never been more popular.
Revenue from taxes on home buyers and savers looks likely to exceed money hauled in from ‘sin taxes’ such as those applied to alcohol and tobacco, according to the Daily Telegraph.
Advisers who introduced clients to the Icebreaker scheme - in which members of Take That were invested - knew its sole aim was to enable tax avoidance, lawyers for an insurance company have claimed.
The Liberal Democrats are considering tax hikes on holiday homes to stop second home owners “gutting” rural communities and pricing locals out of the market.
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