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UK inheritance tax to be simplified?

The UK IHT rules are particularly complex. There is hope the system may be made simpler after the chancellor asked for a review.

Is your UK property worth its weight in tax?

British expatriates with UK property need to be aware of all tax costs, including capital gains, stamp duty, inheritance and higher council taxes.

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 most families in the region.

New €1,000,000 reduction for inheritances in Andalucía

Spanish succession tax reforms in Andalucia mean that in most cases spouses, children and parents will no longer have to pay this tax.

Five things you may not realise about UK inheritance tax

With UK inheritance tax rates at 40%, expatriates need to understand their position and what can be done to reduce exposure for their heirs.

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 more quickly.

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

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

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 to protect them.

Take steps to future-proof your legacy in Portugal

Good estate planning for expatriates in Portugal means considering local succession law, taxes, how your legacy will be used – and your own needs.

Will your family benefit from the new UK inheritance tax threshold?

The new main home residential nil rate band for inheritance tax starts in April 2017. Will your family receive a £1 million tax free allowance?

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