Commentary

I8.201 Valuation in the open market

IHT, trusts and estates

I8.201 Valuation in the open market

Division I8.2     Principles of valuation

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Principles of valuation: overview

I8.201 Valuation in the open market

The general rule is that the value at any time of any property, for the purposes of IHT, is the price which the property might reasonably fetch if sold in the open market at that time, but the price is not to be reduced on the ground that if the whole of the property to be valued were placed on the market on the date of valuation the price would be depressed1. The costs of sale

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