The Tolley®Guidance IHT, Trusts and Estates module provides comprehensive advice on private client matters. It covers inheritance tax in its entirety, as well as income tax and capital gains tax as they apply to trusts and estates. The module also deals specifically with inheritance tax planning, including a new topic devoted purely to agricultural and business property relief.
Companies sometimes provide directors, employees or shareholders with low interest (or interest-free) loans either as part of the reward package or on special occasions to help the individual meet significant expenditure. The employment income implications of these loans are discussed in detail in
This guidance note explains how trustees of bare trusts are treated for income tax and capital gains purposes. Although a bare trust is, in equity, a type of trust, for both income tax and capital gains tax purposes its existence is transparent. This means that no tax liability falls on the trustees
Interest paid on qualifying loans is deducted from the taxpayer’s total income (ie a Step 2 deduction from total income). See the Proforma income tax calculation guidance note.Interest on qualifying loans is usually paid gross by the individual borrower; tax is not withheld at source. This includes