MAC14286 E06 Sorting out your affairs cover

Sorting out your affairs

Booklet
Published: 31 Oct 2019
Next review: 31 Oct 2022
Edition: 6
MAC14286 E06 Sorting out your affairs cover

This booklet focuses on making plans for your money and belongings in the future. it includes information on making a will, inheritance tax, asking someone else to manage your affairs and power of attorney.

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Published: 31 Oct 2019
Next review: 31 Oct 2022
Edition: 6

This booklet focuses on making plans for your money and belongings in the future. it includes information on making a will, inheritance tax, asking someone else to manage your affairs and power of attorney.

About this booklet

Sorting through important documents and thinking about who will receive your money and belongings after you die can be upsetting. But by planning ahead, you can save family or friends from making painful decisions or getting into financial difficulties. It may also clear your mind of worries, leaving you free to focus on the present.

Visit our online information about sorting out practical and financial affairs.

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