Less than 4 in 10 adults have made a will

Most adults do not have a will, but those who do are satisfied with the process of making one, research shows. A YouGov study of 2,063 adults in the UK found that only 38% have made a will, and most tend to put off doing so until later in their life. Around two-thirds...

IPPR in call to replace inheritance tax

A thinktank has called for inheritance tax to be abolished, as part of a set of proposals for major reform to the UK tax system. The Institute for Public Policy Research published its 10-part plan for economic reform, which includes replacing the system of inheritance...

Chancellor mulls abolishing dividend allowance

The Treasury is reportedly considering abolishing the dividend allowance in Autumn Budget 2018, according to a report. The Telegraph claims Chancellor Philip Hammond has business owners, directors and shareholders in his sights once again to help fund a government...

Buy-to-let purchases fall 40% in 3 years

The number of residential landlords buying houses to let has decreased drastically since 2015. According to UK Finance, buy-to-let mortgages for property purchase have fallen by around 40% in the last 3 years following the introduction of several tax changes....
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