- Childcare arrangements and social distancing - The knock-on effects of the global pandemic are huge. This challenging time is particularly hard for separated parents, who may face challenges with maintaining on going childcare arrangements. Some of the problems being highlighted to our offices include: A parent becoming symptomatic and falling into the self-isolate category, being unable to assist with handovers and [...]
- The number of cohabitating couples is on the rise - The ONS (Office of National Statistics) completes UK-wide survey every year. The survey covers a range of demographics including living arrangements. The 2017 survey highlighted that cohabitating couples (couples who live together but are not married) were the fastest growing family type, and the 2018 report confirmed that the cohabitating couple were the second largest family type in the UK. The number of cohabitating couples grew by 3.4 million people from 2017 to 2018.
Tax, Care Fees & Trusts
Parrott & Coales specialise in advising clients on how to plan for the future, while protecting your assets. We can help you with:
Our tax specialists can advise you on all aspects of tax and financial planning. Prudent planning can help you to reduce your (or your family’s) liability on:
- Inheritance tax
- Capital gains tax
- Income tax
If you are moving into a care home or require care at home and you are worried about how you are going to pay for it, it can be very stressful. How much you pay will depend on your income, capital and whether you have dependants. By consulting one of our experts, you will have the peace of mind that your fees will be paid and that what you pay is in line with national guidelines.
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Trusts are widely used by people who wish to safeguard their wealth for future generations, whilst allowing family members to benefit from the income on the capital. You can set up a Trust during your lifetime or in your Will and it can be used for a range of situations, including:
- Education of children, grandchildren and great grandchildren
- To allow property to be held for future generations
- Charitable purposes
Several of our solicitors are members of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners and Solicitors for the Elderly. Please contact them for advice on all aspects of:
- Paying care fees
- Setting up and administering a Trust
- Your tax affairs