Marriage or pacs to avoid tax

I am British and my partner is French and we have lived together for 25 years. We understand that for tax reasons it would be better to be married but the list of documents required – all needing official translation – horrifies me. I wonder if marrying in the UK would be better and how the options might affect our rights. I have two adult sons and my partner has no children. We live in France.

Whether your marriage was British or French there would no longer be any inheritance tax to pay once you are wed.

Marrying in France would be an opportunity to weigh up options for the ways in which property is ...

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