Estate Planning – too important to put on hold
All too often, people put off estate planning. This is understandable as, rather than preparing for the here and now, it requires you to consider what will happen when your life is over, hardly something most of us rush to contemplate.
Consequently, estate planning often becomes a do-it-tomorrow task. When it suddenly becomes all-important, it might be too late. After all, accidents and sudden illnesses – such as Covid-19 – can and do happen.
This guide will help you prepare effective plans that will help ensure you control what happens to your estate.
The Guide covers the following topics
Making a will is the essential first step of an effective estate plan
Lasting Powers of Attorney
How establishing LPA’s can make things simpler for your loved ones
How Inheritance Tax Works
Navigating the complex rules surrounding inheritance tax
Making Your Plan
The core elements of an effective estate plan
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This publication is for general information only and is not intended to be advice to any specific person. You are recommended to seek competent professional advice before taking or refraining from taking any action on the basis of the contents of this publication. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) does not regulate tax advice, so it is outside the investment protection rules of the Financial Services and Markets Act and the Financial Services Compensation Scheme. This publication represents our understanding of the law and HM Revenue & Customs practice as at 6 April 2022.
Estate Planning, Will writing & Powers of Attorney are not regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.