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IHT


The solicitor for a client reckons form IHT205 should be completed, but I am not convinced that this estate is an excepted estate.

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I work for a property developer, we have been approached by the sole beneficiary or a very ill property owner who is only expected to live until Xmas and is in Hospital in Canada.

A Main Residence Nil Rate Band will be introduced from April 2017, thereby effectively raising the Inheritance Tax threshold for homeowners to £850,000 for married couples or civil partners, rising

Hi, My client received some gifts within 7 years of the donors death, therefore he thinks he needs to pay IHT on it.

As it was a small estate his brother did he paperwork. 

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George Osborne has increased the inheritance tax threshold, allowing £1m homes to be passed down to children after death to be free of tax.

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Business Property Relief (BPR) is available to reduce the liability to Inheritance Tax (IHT) on the transfer of relevant business assets.

A trust holds shares long term in a property investment company via a 100% interest in holdco.  Clearly no BPR at present.

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In 1997 our client settled a part interest in undeveloped commercial land.  He and his wife retained a 60% interest in the land.

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The new government should be pondering this question as forms its policies, according the CIOT and the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS).

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A judge has ordered Romie Tager QC to pay a penalty of more than £1.2m for failing to comply with requests for information about the inheritance tax on his father's estate.

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