Eroding Deeds of Variation a step towards a Big Brother state
The key aim of deeds of variation, we concluded, is to make appropriate provisions for dependants and others.
Taking advantage of a statutory tax exemption which is available to all is a red herring and ancillary benefit. To read more on how possible changes to Deeds of Variation and the introduction of new disclosure mechanisms allow for state intrusion into the affairs of the individual, head to Spear's Wealth Management Magazine.
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