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Lucian Freud’s estate uses portrait to offset Inheritance Tax bill

A self-portrait by Lucian Freud is to go on display at the National Portrait Gallery after he left it to the nation in lieu of..

Grieving families face significant rise in probate fees

Government proposals unveiled this week could result in a hundredfold increase in probate fees for some families, reports The..

The Emotional Stress of Dealing With a Bereavement

A recent article by The Telegraph has detailed the emotional stress that dealing with the death of a loved one can cause,..

The Risk of Miscalculating Your Inheritance Tax - You Could Be Branded a Criminal

Ordinary individuals inheriting assets from overseas could risk criminal charges if they miscalculate the tax owed, reports..

Labour Makes Calls for Significant Changes to Inheritance Tax Laws

The new leader of the Labour party, Jeremy Corbyn, has called for significant changes to be made to Inheritance Tax (IHT)..

Can I Reclaim Inheritance Tax on my Father's Shares Now that the Value Has Fallen?

“If I am an executor to my father’s estate, and the shares have fallen 18pc since his death, will I have to pay inheritance on..

Lower Inheritances Leading to More Disputes and Fraud Cases

The subject of inheritance has been in the news a fair bit recently, with some parents choosing to spend their savings rather..

Bereavement Services - The Modern Approach to Supporting your Clients

The way in which we ‘consume’ services has changed considerably in the last decade or so. Many retail experts confidently..

The Most Peculiar Will Requests

Kings Court Trust firmly believes in the benefits of having a professional help draft a Will to ensure that everybody’s final..