Immigration from Hong Kong to the UK: inheritance tax

Interviewed by Hong Kong’s Next Magazine, BKL private client tax specialist Geraint Jones discussed UK inheritance tax (IHT), including:

  • British attitudes to inheritance
  • The IHT implications of becoming a UK tax resident after a move from Hong Kong to the UK
  • Excluded property trusts

(As of June 2021, Next magazine’s webpages and videos are unavailable. For reference: the article and video were available to Next Magazine subscribers here; A translation into English was available here.)

The video is also available on YouTube:

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