Is property inheritance widening the wealth gap?

Whether we are increasingly living in a system not necessarily defined by class but by our inherited wealth gets a mixed reception from economists

Five myths about leaving money to charity in your will

In the UK, more than £10 billion was donated to charity in 2018, according to the Charities Aid Foundation. Gifts that have been left to charities in wills tend to account for about a third, but a number of myths remain around legacy gifting...

What are IFCs? Debunking the ‘tax haven’ myth

Stories of laundering cash through illegal tax havens hit the headlines, but they have nothing to do with recognised offshore financial centres

Ownership of UK residential property

With many experts predicting that the UK property market is entering another boom, Wendy Walton, tax partner at BDO, outlines some of the key tax issues for buyers