Trusts and Inheritance Tax Guidance

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Trusts and Inheritance Tax

This section provides comprehensive advice on private client matters. For practitioners unfamiliar with this specialist area, it explains complex concepts in plain language. For the specialist private client practitioner, it goes beyond the summary of legislation found in other tax publications, and provides practical guidance on the effect of the law.
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8 Aug 2019

IntroductionThere has been a long-standing exemption from inheritance tax (and earlier versions of death duties) for the estates of armed forces personnel who die in...

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28 Jun 2019

What is a trust for a bereaved minor?The special category of ‘Trusts for bereaved minors’ (TBM) was introduced by Finance Act 2006 to provide IHT concessions for trusts...

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28 Jun 2019

IntroductionFinance Act 2013 introduced harmonising amendments to all the qualifying conditions for trusts for disabled persons and other vulnerable beneficiaries. See...

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28 Jun 2019

BeneficiariesThe personal representatives will have identified the beneficiaries of the estate at an early stage. See the Introduction to deceased estates guidance note....

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28 Jun 2019

IntroductionThe code is a widely drafted set of anti-avoidance provisions that seek to prevent the avoidance of UK taxation by transferring assets abroad. For the code to...

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28 Jun 2019

Calculations and claimsLosses arising to trustees are calculated in the same way as they are for individuals. Capital losses are automatically set against any gains of...

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28 Jun 2019

In the UK, Inheritance tax on death may be altered or deferred in a number of ways:•a claim for relief may be made where the value for inheritance tax purposes has...

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28 Jun 2019

Where a donor has made a gift of property and continues to use or benefit (or may benefit) from that property in some way, he may have made a gift with reservation of...

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28 Jun 2019

Deduction of liabilitiesWhen determining the value of a sole trader business, interest in a partnership or limited liability partnership IHTA 1984, s 110 provides that...

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28 Jun 2019

IntroductionEstate accounts give a linear account of the process of the administration. The account begins with a list of everything the deceased owned at the date of...

Latest Guidance
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Trusts And Inheritance Tax

IntroductionThere has been a long-standing exemption from inheritance tax (and earlier versions of death duties) for the estates of armed forces personnel who die in...

Trust_tax_img2
Trusts And Inheritance Tax

What is a trust for a bereaved minor?The special category of ‘Trusts for bereaved minors’ (TBM) was introduced by Finance Act 2006 to provide IHT concessions for trusts...

Trust_tax_img7
Trusts And Inheritance Tax

IntroductionFinance Act 2013 introduced harmonising amendments to all the qualifying conditions for trusts for disabled persons and other vulnerable beneficiaries. See...

Trust_tax_img9
Trusts And Inheritance Tax

BeneficiariesThe personal representatives will have identified the beneficiaries of the estate at an early stage. See the Introduction to deceased estates guidance note....

Trust_tax_img10
Trusts And Inheritance Tax

IntroductionThe code is a widely drafted set of anti-avoidance provisions that seek to prevent the avoidance of UK taxation by transferring assets abroad. For the code to...

Trust_tax_img5
Trusts And Inheritance Tax

Calculations and claimsLosses arising to trustees are calculated in the same way as they are for individuals. Capital losses are automatically set against any gains of...

Trust_tax_img10
Trusts And Inheritance Tax

In the UK, Inheritance tax on death may be altered or deferred in a number of ways:•a claim for relief may be made where the value for inheritance tax purposes has...

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Trusts And Inheritance Tax

Where a donor has made a gift of property and continues to use or benefit (or may benefit) from that property in some way, he may have made a gift with reservation of...

Trust_tax_img4
Trusts And Inheritance Tax

Deduction of liabilitiesWhen determining the value of a sole trader business, interest in a partnership or limited liability partnership IHTA 1984, s 110 provides that...

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Trusts And Inheritance Tax

IntroductionEstate accounts give a linear account of the process of the administration. The account begins with a list of everything the deceased owned at the date of...