Advising trusts articles

We are 30!

This year sees the 30th anniversary of BLIFA. In November 1989, it was an innovative move by the solicitors to launch a separate financial services department. The synergy between legal and financial advice, and providing both services under one roof, has...

Discounted gift trusts explained

At the recent Birkett Long inheritance tax investment opportunities seminar we covered some of the options available to help an individual reduce their inheritance tax liability.   These included a Flexible Reversionary Trust, a Discounted Gift...

Top Tax Tips

The current 2008/09 tax year will be remembered for an unprecedented series of financial and economic events. With Bank solvencies, cash flow and in some instances merely financial survival in the foremost thoughts of many, it is more important than ever to...