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The THP Guide to Inheritance Tax Planning
Posted by Ian Henman on June 1, 2020

Inheritance Tax planning – things to consider about the Inheritance Tax which may be due to the Treasury upon your death of the death of a loved one.

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Care home fees – could your parents lose their house?
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on May 11, 2020

Many people needing long-term care need to sell the family home and drain their savings to pay for residential care home fees in the UK.

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Joint bank account with a child or parent? You might want to close it.
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on February 7, 2020

If you have a joint account with a parent or child, it could end up causing more problems than it solves. Jon Pryse-Jones explains why.

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Lasting Power of Attorney – without it all could be lost!
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on January 22, 2020

  Thanking about the importance of obtaining Lasting Power of Attorney for our elderly loved ones….I spent a lovely evening with my 89 year old mother recently, watching the film “All is Lost”. If you’ve seen the film yourself, you’ll know that it’s a solitary tale about an ageing yachtsman (Redford) sailing alone who is

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Applied for power of attorney or deputyship? You could be owed a refund..
Posted by Ben Locker on October 21, 2019

You could be owed a fee refund..

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Helping Elderly Relatives and You Plan for the Future – Part 3
Posted by Kevin Wheeler on July 24, 2019

In part 3 of our series we look at things from a tax planning perspective and at issues around Inheritance Tax.

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Helping Elderly Relatives and You Plan for the Future – Part 2 of 3
Posted by Kevin Wheeler on July 10, 2019

In part 2 of our series we discuss the options for paying for the care that your loved ones may need.

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Helping you (and your elderly relatives!) prepare for the future – Part 1 of 3
Posted by Kevin Wheeler on June 26, 2019

It’s key to learn more about Wills and Lasting Power of Attorney as you or your family member gets older. Sometimes thinking or talking about financial issues is the last thing anyone wants to do but best you bite the bullet…

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Lasting Power of Attorney and Pensions – a good couple
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on June 11, 2018

These days, you have more choice and control over pensions than ever before with drawndown pensions becoming more popular. However, drawndrown pensions require more responsibility and management so what happens if you fall ill? Here we look at why you should opt for a Lasting Power of Attorney.

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Lasting Power of Attorney – why is it so vital?
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on December 15, 2017

A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is a legal document that lets you (the ‘donor’) appoint one or more people (known as ‘attorneys’) to help you make decisions or to make decisions on your behalf. Basically, a LPA allows you to nominate who has control over what happens to you as and when you become

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