Have you considered a Funeral Plan?

All through human history people have been planning what to do with their remains once they have died. From following ancient traditions to unusual and quirky funeral ideas, the list is endless. Going back thousands of years, Egyptians built large burial chambers to prepare for their afterlife, whereas Vikings prepared their traditional longboats for a burning at sea. Pirates were said to have gold earrings which would cover the cost of their funeral. Nowadays people want to decide on whether they are buried or cremated, where they are buried or what happens to the ashes as well as how elaborate
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Changes to Inheritance Tax in the 2015 Budget

Inheritance Tax is charged on the transfer of property passing on death (chargeable transfers) subject to various exemptions and reliefs, notably for certain business and agricultural property. It is also levied on certain lifetime gifts. In the UK, death taxes were first introduced in 1796 to finance the war against Napoleon, but inheritance tax as we know it was implemented in 1986 and has gone through several changes since then. The current situation is that inheritance tax is not payable on the first £325,000 of your estate when you die.  It is then payable at 40% of everything above that
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