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Scrip dividends received in trusts

Trusts within the relevant property regime are subject to Inheritance Tax (IHT) charges on creation, every ten years and when assets leave the trust. This case explores whether in calculating the 10 yearly periodic charges it is necessary to include the proceeds of sale of ordinary shares issued by way of scrip dividend

Wills fraud & validity – what to look out for

This case revolves around the validity of a Will prepared by her sister for Valerie Watts who was in hospital dying of cancer. Valerie Watts had two adopted children who were not themselves siblings: Christine and Gary. She made a Will in 1999 through Will Drafters Limited of Croydon leaving her whole estate between Christine and Gary equally.
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