The following Trusts and Inheritance Tax guidance note Produced by Tolley in association with William Hadley at Boodle Hatfield LLP provides comprehensive and up to date tax information covering:
Where an owner has claimed, or is considering claiming conditional exemption on heritage property, he may also wish to consider whether or not to establish a heritage maintenance fund; the income and capital of which may be used to support the conditionally exempt heritage property.
If, on the other hand, he decides that he or his descendants can no longer maintain the heritage property, he may consider disposing of the property by gift or sale to a charity or a body listed in IHTA 1984, Sch 3 or, alternately, to HMRC in lieu of tax.
As part of the policy to preserve national heritage property, heritage maintenance funds may be established. These settled funds, whose assets (usually not heritage property itself) and income are used for the maintenance of heritage property, receive advantageous IHT treatment.
Transfers of property into a maintenance fund are exempt transfers provided the maintenance fund meets the qualifying conditions set out below.
The property does not rank as relevant property for the purposes of the principal and exit charges under IHTA 1984, ss 64–65.
Although a recapture charge will apply when the trust fund loses its qualifying status, it can be avoided provided that the property reverts to the settlor or is used for alternative heritage purposes.
The requirements of the use of capital and income in the maintenance fund are as follows:
in the first six years after establishing the trust, the fund must only be used for:
the maintenance, repair or preservation of, or making provision for public access to, qualifying heritage property
**Free trials are only available to individuals based in the UK. We may terminate this trial at any time or decide not to give a trial, for any reason.
Access this article and thousands of others like it free for 7 days with a trial of TolleyGuidance.
Read full article
Already a subscriber? Login
Normal due dateIndividuals are required to pay any outstanding income tax and Class 4 National Insurance, Class 2 National Insurance, and capital gains tax due for the tax year by 31 January following the end of the tax year (ie 31 January 2021 for the 2019/20 tax year). From 6 April 2020, UK
Many people work from home either on an informal or a full-time basis. These people can be employed or self-employed, and their employment status affects the expenses they can claim as a deduction from their earnings.When dealing with someone working from home, it is important to remind him that
This guidance note considers the capital gains tax implications where shares are sold in exchange for new shares.The consideration paid by a purchasing company to the shareholder(s) for their shares in a target company could be in the form of either:•new shares in the vendor in exchange for shares
Preparatory workBefore completing the Inheritance Tax account for submission to HMRC, the practitioner needs to undertake a comprehensive review of the extent of the estate and its proposed distribution. The work required leading up to the submission of the account is described in detail in the
To view our latest tax guidance content, sign in to Tolley Guidance or register for a free trial.