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Can I gift my holiday home or rental property to my children

The principal tax to consider when making gifts is inheritance tax (IHT). The gift of a property will be a ‘potentially exempt transfer’. If you survive the gift for seven years, you will escape paying IHT on it, but if …

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What gifting options do non-domiciliaries have?

What is a non-dom? A non-dom is someone who is neither domiciled nor deemed-domiciled in the UK. Broadly, a person’s domicile is the place they consider to be their permanent home. Your domicile of origin is your father’s domicile when …

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Gifting up a Generation

A scenario frequently encountered is where a client has accumulated significant wealth during his or her lifetime and wishes to care for elderly relatives – often parents – but without triggering IHT on their deaths. It is a particular issue …

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Agricultural property relief

The purpose of APR is to exempt agricultural property from the Inheritance Tax which would otherwise have been payable when the property is transferred from one owner to another, either as a lifetime gift or, more likely, on death. If …

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What are the tax implications of being the Bank of Mum and Dad?

My husband has recently retired and we are ready to plan the next stage of our lives. Our first decision is to sell our historic but rambling country home and downsize to something more manageable. Once we have bought a …

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Overview of English Inheritance Tax law – Part 1 (Turkish language)

An overview of English Inheritance Tax law from Tulin Kiranoglu-Hamit (Turkish language) Collyer Bristow’un Vergi Departmani uluslararasi vergi planlamasi konularinda uzmanlasmis ekibi ile Turk muvekkilerine destek vermeye devam etmektedir.  Tulin Kiranoglu-Hamit onculugunde  Collyer Bristow hukuk firmamiz Turk muvekkilerine vergi hukuku ve …

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Office of Tax Simplification publishes recommendations to simplify inheritance tax

While these amendments do not go so far as to shake the foundations of the tax itself, nevertheless the proposals would require all practitioners to come to terms with the amendment of a number of rules that have stood firm …

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