Looking to save hundreds of thousands in tax over your lifetime?
Well, if you live in the UK and you cohabit with your partner, but don’t want to get married, you’ll soon be able to, thanks to the imminent passing into law of the Civil Partnerships, Marriages and Deaths Bill.
If you live here in Ireland however, your only option to save on those tax bills is marriage.
The new UK bill follows a supreme court ruling from June last year that found restricting civil partnerships to same-sex couples was in breach of human rights, and is set to have a profound impact on those couples who, for whatever reasons, don’t want to get married but do want to enjoy the benefits the union bestows financially and legally.
Full story: Irish Times