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Increase in Probate Fees in England & Wales

Liz Taylor
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The Government has announced proposals to change the way probate fees are calculated, and for many it won't be for the better. In England and Wales, probate fees – paid when administering someone's estate after they die – will now be...

Fee Refunds on LPA Registration Fees

Liz Taylor
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If you applied for a lasting power of attorney (LPA) between 1 April 2013 and 31 March 2017, you can claim a partial refund of up to £54 per LPA. It’s not often that the Government decides to give refunds, but the launch of the LPA refund scheme...

Resident Nil Rate Band for Inheritance Tax

Lucy Dunning
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In Summer 2015 the Government announced the introduction of a new nil rate band for Inheritance Tax, which came in to force on the 6 th April 2017. In addition to your standard nil rate band, which is currently £325,000, a further nil rate band is now...

Dementia Awareness Week 15 May 2016

Liz Taylor
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As it is Dementia Awareness week we wanted to share with our local community the very exciting news that Fieldings Porter is supporting Dementia Friends, an Alzheimer’s Society initiative, to help people develop an understanding of dementia and turn it...