On 8 March 2018 individuals, organisations and groups across the world are marking International Women’s Day to celebrate women’s achievements and continue to push for gender parity. This year’s theme is #PressforProgress.
International and Cross-Border Estate Planning and Wills
Do you need a separate will to cover your French assets? Dan Harris explains in French Property News…
National law firm Stone King is pleased to announce it has taken new premises in central Bath to accommodate ongoing growth. In February 2018, the firm is moving its Bath-based employees and partners into premises on the second floor at Upper Borough Court, Upper Borough Walls. The firm also has offices in Leeds, London, Cambridge and Birmingham.
Bath law firm Stone King has been awarded the prestigious Investors in People Gold Standard - the highest level possible in the award scheme.
The firm is among just seven per cent of accredited organisations across the UK that hold the coveted standard for realising the full potential of their people.
Stone King LLP’s new office in Leeds offers great opportunities for talented solicitors to join its top ranked Education Sector practice.
Stone King will be further strengthening its legal services for schools through opening an office in Leeds in the spring of 2016. This will significantly develop the Firm’s presence in the North of England and is a core part of our aim to be the legal advisor of choice for educational institutions across the country.
In July this year, the new Prime Minister of the Canary Islands announced that a 99% reduction for succession and gift tax will be introduced for children and spouses. This extends to UK residents with assets in the Canary Islands.
The regional tax minister confirmed that this reduction will be included in the 2016 budget and expected to be approved in October 2015. Further tax reductions are also planned.
Following the proposed changes in the Summer Budget now is the perfect time for non-domiciled clients to review their existing offshore structures and planned domicile status.
As the ‘dust’ settles it is obvious that the Summer Budget has brought with it a huge headache for non-domiciled clients.
By April 2017, as well as being subject to local taxes, non-doms will be liable for UK inheritance tax if they own ‘enveloped’ UK residential property through an offshore corporate structure.
After three years of waiting, the day has finally arrived when you can now control who inherits your foreign assets in the EU. The EU regulation 650/2012 commonly known as Brussels IV allows you to elect the law of your nationality to apply to succession of your property across the EU.