Estate planning issues in France – frequently asked questions

In this article we aim to tackle several frequently asked questions related to estate planning in France, where tax and…

UK inheritance tax collection reaches £6 billion – will your family be affected?

The UK inheritance tax (IHT) haul continues to set new records as it rakes in £6bn for 2021. This 19%…

Five questions to help future-proof your legacy in Portugal

Expatriates in Portugal need to understand local succession rules and inheritance taxes to ensure their estate passes to chosen heirs…

Five things expatriates need to know about UK inheritance tax

While domicile and property can affect inheritance tax liability, available reliefs can prevent your heirs from paying more tax than…

Spain cannot discriminate against non-EU/EEA countries for succession and gift tax

Spanish inheritance tax no longer discriminates against non-EU residents and assets – welcome news for UK nationals with Brexit approaching.

How much will a UK property cost you in taxes?

British expatriates with UK property need to be aware of all tax costs, including stamp duty, non-resident capital gains tax…

Succession tax in Andalucía today

The Andalucía region has introduced a new 99% tax relief for Spanish succession tax, for spouses, children, grandchildren and parents.

The new UK tax year: What has and hasn’t changed?

How might the new UK tax year affect British expatriates regarding personal tax, savings, pensions, inheritance tax and UK property?

Do you know where you are domiciled? Are you sure?

Many British expatriates remain UK-domiciled without realising it, leaving their estate exposed to UK inheritance tax rates of 40%.

Four things you need to know to protect your legacy in France

By understanding key aspects of French succession law and taxes, expatriates can ensure chosen heirs will inherit their estate with…

How Brexit could increase Spanish succession tax for your heirs

As things stand, British nationals inheriting assets from Spain could attract a much higher succession tax bill once the UK…

Succession and gift tax virtually eliminated for close family in Murcia

Spanish succession tax reforms in Murcia make large tax bills on inheritances and gifts a thing of the past for…

Three changes to UK domicile rules that could cost you money

Rule changes backdated to April 2017 make UK domicile even stickier and could bring expatriates into range for UK taxes…

Substantial reduction for succession tax in Andalucía

Andalucía is about to become an even more attractive region to live in. Once confirmed in the 2018 regional budget,…

Estate planning for France. How will succession tax affect your family?

Estate planning in France is complex and succession taxes can be high. Understand how heirs are affected and take steps…

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