How clever are your clients? I am not asking if they have degrees or MBAs, more how sophisticated are they in terms of their understanding of financial products? I am guessing the answer is generally: "not very sophisticated".
Farming and forestry products can play an important role in inheritance tax mitigation. Maria Merricks finds out how.
Stellar's Jonathan Gain explains how trading companies can help your clients find flexibility and asset control in their IHT planning.
Skandia International's Rachael Griffin looks at why IHT planning is vital for expats.
WAY Investment Services' Mark Benson gives an update on how the Budget 2011 affected inheritance tax planning.
Are you missing an opportunity by not discussing the benefits of business property relief as an IHT tool with clients?
Capital gains tax (CGT) is set to rise on so called 'non-business' assets under the new coalition Government to help reduce income tax for low earners.
As Britain wakes up this morning to a likely hung parliament, Investment Week examines the key issues threatening a cross-party coalition.
Catherine Penman from property consultancy Carter Jonas says agricultural land, as an asset class, is growing in stature in the minds of professional investors
It would appear financial services are going to play a fundamental part of the next general election with the Conservatives tackling many of the main issues with policy ideas and initiatives being announced during its party conference last week.
The worry of inheritance tax has been casting a shadow over the estates of the moderately wealthy