Buying a second home as a buy-to-let property has traditionally been seen as a sound investment, and indeed these properties can still provide a good return.
Earlier this year, the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) was charged by the Chancellor of the Exchequer to carry out a review of several different aspects of Inheritance Tax (IHT).
Philip Buchan, an Associate with Murray Beith Murray, provides an update on The Forestry and Land Management (Scotland) Act 2018, in this month’s edition of Scottish Land & Estates, LandBusiness magazine.
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Giving a gift is a common occurrence that most of us carry out several times a year, such as giving birthday and Christmas presents to friends or family members. In the vast majority of cases these gifts will be given without any thought to possibility legalities and will be received with gratitude. However, there are some situations where the giving of a gift, particularly a large sum of money, can result in a dispute between the donor and receiver.
Andrew Paterson, a Partner with Murray Beith Murray, writes in today’s Scotsman (11 June 2018) about the flaws of self-made wills: