Posts Tagged: Inheritance Planning

More estates hit inheritance tax threshold

A recent study has revealed that amongst the world’s major economies, European countries tend to impose the highest rates of inheritance tax. The study also shows that the countries with the highest rates of inheritance tax overall are the UK and Ireland. The report, by international accountancy network UHY, quotes the example of an individual… Read more »

Attitudes to wealth and inheritance

A recent study of America’s wealthy by private bank U.S. Trust has found that generational gaps in attitudes about leaving an inheritance have narrowed, and that work ethic and the transfer of financial skills and knowledge have the greatest influence on the next generation. The survey found that only one-quarter of all survey respondents attribute… Read more »