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October 11, 2017

Check your National Insurance record online

HMRC offers an online service to check your National Insurance record online. In order to use the service, you will need to have a Government Gateway account. If you don’t have an account, you can apply to set one up online. By signing in to the
October 11, 2017

Land Registry property alert service

HM Land Registry's property alert service is a free (for up to 10 registered properties) service to help protect property from fraud. The counter-fraud security measure was introduced by the Land Registry to monitor registered properties, where there
October 11, 2017

Tax implications on divorce or separation

When a couple is separating or divorced it is unlikely that they are thinking about the tax implications. However, as the dust begins to settle it is important that the tax consequences of the break-up are given proper consideration. Whilst Income
October 11, 2017

Do you pay tax on assets or cash you inherit?

As a general rule, inheritance tax (IHT) is collected from a person’s estate when they die and can also be payable during a person’s lifetime on certain trusts and gifts. There is normally no tax to be paid if the value of the estate is below the IHT