Tax Advisers' Guide to Trusts (Paperback)

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This title is written to provide tax advisers an understanding of the UK tax rules applicable to trusts resident in the UK or abroad, and the resultant tax liabilities of the trustees, settlors and beneficiaries, and opportunities for reducing those liabilities where possible.

As well as background to trusts and trustees powers and duties, the commentary deals with the main types of private trusts and the rules that apply to them- these cause practitioners the biggest headache. There are also important chapters in residence and domicile and foreign trusts, charitable trusts, and purpose and heritage trusts. A number of specialist areas such as protective and vulnerable persons trusts are also dealt with.

The commentary is updated in line with recent important case developments including Routier, and Quentin Skinner.

The impact of Brexit, and Covid-19, including the Stamp Duty holiday, is covered, as is the introduction of new intestacy rules in February 2020, and the impact of the new money laundering regulations on trusts.

Recent changes to the Inheritance Tax Act 1984 (s.48(3) (excluded property) and's. 81 (settlements)) are also covered.

This new edition contains a significant number of new worked examples to illustrate the points made in the commentary.

About the Author

Jacquelyn Kimber is a Tax Partner at Newby Castleman in Leicester. Julie Bell is a private client expert dealing in all aspects of private client law, including Wills, inheritance tax planning, trust creation and administration, Lasting Powers of Attorney, deputyship work and charities.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781526523907
ISBN-10: 1526523906
Publisher: Tottel Publishing
Publication Date: September 14th, 2023
Pages: 920
Language: English