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  • Tue 09 May 2017

    Inheritance tax is payable upon death at the rate of 40% on the value of an individual's net estate above the Nil Rate Band (NRB) of 325,000 pounds. From 9 October 2007 upon the death of a surviving spouse or civil partner, where the NRB of the first to die was not utilised in whole or part, it was possible to transfer the unused part of the NRB to the survivor's estate. This could result in a maximum uplift to 650,000 pounds of the estate of the surviving spouse or civil partner. This is known as the 'transferable nil rate band' (TNRB). For some people this has now been enhanced.... read more

  • Wed 05 Apr 2017

    JPC Law are delighted to announce Yashmin Mistry's invitation as guest speaker at the first NLG - Service Charge Conference on Wednesday 10th May.... read more

  • Fri 31 Mar 2017

    After 40 years in practice, JPC's Head of Matrimonial and Family, Keith Maynard, is retiring today.... read more

  • Wed 22 Mar 2017

    Would you believe me if I told you the stunning new apartment you bought last year could be virtually unsaleable in a few years time? This is the reality facing an increasing number of flat owners being held to ransom due to the escalating ground rents set out in some leases.... read more

  • Fri 20 Jan 2017

    JPC Law are delighted to announce Yashmin Mistry will be speaking at the Leaseholder Event on Tuesday 31st January.... read more

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