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Trusts and Estates 2019/20

Authors: MA (Cantab) TEP Iris Wünschmann-Lyall and CTA ATT TEP Chris Erwood

ISBN: 9781526509994

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Edition: 14th

Publication Date: April 2020

Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional

Law As Stated At: 1 April 2020

Trusts and Estates 2019/20

Trusts and Estates 2019/20

Trusts and Estates 2019/20 is a practical and accessible reference book that provides clear guidance on compliance and operation under current law. This publication is indispensable when starting, running or ending a trust, or dealing with a deceased's estate.

Updates for the 2019/20 edition include:

Updated to Finance Act 2019 and changes in HMRC practice and guidance including the new Probate Fees

Case law – including The Personal Representatives of Grace Joyce Graham (Deceased) v Revenue and Customs (business property relief), Whittaker v Hancock (Attorneys acting as PRs), Palliser v Revenue & Customs (hope value when valuing property)

Changes to valuations of chattels as announced by HMRC in August 2018.

Changes to the filing dates for SDLT returns which apply to trustees and executors.

Written by two of the leading experts in this field, this title is packed full of tax tables and relevant commentaries to enable practitioners to gain a better understanding of current tax law so they can confidently organise their clients' financial affairs in a tax-efficient and compliant manner.

This accessible reference guide has a user-friendly and logical structure with 'signposts' at the beginning of each chapter to summarise key topics and 'focus points' throughout to highlight important issues. Numerous worked practical examples demonstrate how to apply the main principles in practice and all examples are listed in a separate table index for quick navigation.

Last update: April 2020

Next update due: September 2020