Residential Nil Rate Band – Inheritance Tax Relief Increase

Within the Summer Budget 2015 was the announcement that the government was introducing an additional ‘nil rate band’. The nil rate band, currently at £325,000, is the amount that an individual can have in their estate when they die before inheritance tax (‘IHT’) is chargeable. Anything above this amount will be taxed at 40% for

Taking up a DIY Divorce?

Family law is undergoing a significant amount of change; the reduction of legal aid, the change in the family court system and many other changes to the process and forms. The reduction in family law legal aid has meant that many choose to represent themselves and many others choose to go down the DIY divorce