20 December 2022

An expert's guide to...Women and Estate Planning - Rebecca Meade speaks to the Dura Society

Trusts and Estates (TTE) Senior Associate, Rebecca Meade, writes for The Dura Society and shares steps to take best advantage of her estate planning advice.

Did you know that, statistically speaking, women are more exposed to inheritance tax (“IHT”) than men?

This may be in part because women have a higher life expectancy and are, therefore, more likely to accumulate wealth.

It may also be because, according to a report published by the Office for National Statistics, despite usually being the ‘planning’ sex, 53% of women actually have no estate planning in place to ensure that their wish that assets pass to loved ones is fulfilled.

Compare this to 41% of men who say the same.

You can read the full article here.

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