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Murray Beith Murray is a leading Scottish private client law firm.

For over 160 years we have specialised in meeting the legal, financial and administrative needs of individuals and families, family trusts, charities and private companies.

Peter worked as a corporate lawyer and he now advises on succession/wealth planning in the context of trusts, companies, partnerships, and other corporate vehicles. Peter’s expertise also covers inheritance and capital gains tax advice.

Read more about Peter here.

Buy-to-lets and holiday lets: new hope?

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The recent case of Graham v RCC [2018] UKFT 306 (TC) has resulted in a promising outcome regarding business property relief (BPR) for taxpayers that have property businesses. The taxpayer in this case successfully argued her business was more of a family-run hotel rather than a mere holiday letting, thereby qualifying for this important Inheritance Tax relief. The additional services she offered were the key in distinguishing the business from being classed as investment property.

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Professional Collaboration Can Help Family Businesses Thrive

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As family businesses are such an important part of the overall economic health of Scotland it is only right and proper that we, as professional advisers, should ask our clients what more we can do to help them illuminate and solve their complex needs. Part of the answer lies in redefining the way that different professional disciplines can meaningfully collaborate, becoming a resource for change by creating a systemic approach to advising family business clients. 

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There should be no ‘I’ in teamwork for our clients

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Peter Shand, a Partner with Murray Beith Murray, writes in today’s Scotsman (18 December 2017) that collaborative working will be the key to future success for professional advisors, following a recent joint event run with Mairi Mickel’s Business Families:

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Family businesses – working together to meet the challenges

Owning and running a family business can be a rewarding experience, but it also comes with its own unique set of issues and challenges.

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Changes will make young heirs a little wealthier

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Our latest article for the Scotsman discusses the inequality across and within generations and the growing importance of inherited wealth. Read more here: bit.ly

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