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Residence Nil Rate Band (RNRB).

A new tax-free allowance was announced in the Summer Budget 2015 (the Residence Nil Rate Band) that will take effect on or after 6th April 2017.  Downsizing provisions have yet to be finalised.

There are a lot of myths and misconceptions surrounding this new allowance - please call or view our website pages (not yet updated) for further information - including:

  • everyone has a new allowance of £1M;
  • everyone can pass their home free of tax to their children

You may not get the full allowance (or double the allowance) if:

  1. your estate exceeds £2M
  2. you rent property
  3. you don't leave your property (or proceeds of sale) to the right qualifying people and in the right manner
  4. you are unmarried

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Ten reasons why you should use Cornerstone Wills?

Drafting Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney, Saving Inheritance Tax and Protecting your Estate

 

 

There are many reasons why our clients refer us to their friends and family in order to draft their Wills, Trusts and Lasting Powers of Attorney, to protect their assets and administer their estate. Please see some of their comments on the Testimonials page.

 

 

The top ten reasons for coming to Cornerstone Wills can be summarised as:

  1. We are specialists in Wills, Powers of Attorney, Trusts, Estate Planning and Business Succession Planning;
     
  2. £2.5M Professional Indemnity Insurance on each Will;
     
  3. Office or home visits (inc. evenings);
     
  4. Fixed prices – so no surprises;
     
  5. Our Will drafters are members of STEP and have passed the STEP Advanced Certificate in Will Preparation – a possible pre-requisite if and when regulation is introduced to the Will-writing industry;
     
  6. Member of Society of Will Writers & SWWEPP qualified;
     
  7. Quality advice & products. Friendly and speedy service delivered in “plain English”;
     
  8. "One-stop shop” of complementary products and services;
     
  9. An efficient estate administration service with highly competitive fixed fees; and
     
  10. Greater customer “after-care”.