Until recently, it was the case that gifts to charitable trusts governed outwith the UK were not deemed to be eligible for Inheritance Tax relief in the UK. However, an appeal case this year saw the UK Supreme Court make a change to that position.
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One of the biggest concerns people have as they get older is that they believe they will have to sell their home to pay for care. Earlier this year the Scottish Government released revised guidelines on 'Charging for Residential Accommodation', and here we look at common situations and ways in which you can ensure your home remains your home.
The Scottish Government have set out proposals for a pilot of a government-supported Incentivised Funeral Savings Scheme. The proposed savings scheme is part of the Scottish Government's action plan to tackle funeral poverty and make more affordable funeral options available.
A poll commissioned by campaign group Dignity in Dying Scotland has found that 87% of Scots want assisted dying for terminally ill people with less than six months to live to become law