I5.1115 Meaning of 'settlor' generally

IHT, trusts and estates

I5.1115 Meaning of 'settlor' generally

Meaning of 'settlor' for income tax and CGT

I5.1115 Meaning of 'settlor' generally

The Taxes Acts contain several definitions of the term 'settlor', many of which only apply to particular situations.

The FA 2006 definition

FA 20061 introduced for the first time a definition which applies generally to both income tax and CGT. But it does not apply to the provisions attributing settlement income to a settlor (see below)2.

In this definition, a settlor in relation to a settlement means the person who has made (or is treated as having made) the settlement. He is treated as having made a settlement

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