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Gifts to charity can be very tax efficient. Lifetime gifts can benefit from income tax relief and are free of inheritance tax.Read more

How expensive a trust is to run depends on how active the trust is and how it is invested. Read more

Trusts have a long history of use in planning, not just tax planning. They underpin many structures such as charities and pension schemes which have no tax planning motives. Read more

Many lifetime gifts escape inheritance tax, especially if you make the gift more than seven years before you die.  However, there are pitfalls...Read more