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Can We Expect a ‘Steady As She Goes’ Autumn Budget For Stormy Times?

It might be the case, in these vexatious political times, that the Conservatives are hoping for some tasty vote-winning offerings from Philip Hammond’s upcoming Autumn Budget.

But the Chancellor’s style has always been steady and unshowy and there is little to suggest he plans to break that habit with any earth-shaking announcements on 22 November. There are, however, some hot topics that he is unlikely to be able to avoid, around student debt, the housing crisis and, of course, Brexit.

So, there is speculation around whether he may move towards…

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Inheritance Tax – Now is the Time to Get Your House in Order

It is a brave Conservative Chancellor who tinkers with Inheritance Tax, or who even speaks the words out loud, but imminent new rules are set to lift millions of family homes out of the reach of Inheritance Tax entirely – with some important caveats.

The new regime will take effect within weeks and it is a major shift that anyone with an estate to pass on to their family should look at carefully.

Currently set at 40 percent, Inheritance Tax is levied on everything that is left by someone to…

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