Tax lecturer Brian Ogilvie recently gave a talk in Glasgow comparing the probate and estate laws that apply in Scotland to those in England and Wales.
Here it is.
A client's (son 1) Mother died in 11th December 2011 and Father died 6th May 2012.
My mother, who requires 24-hour care, wishes to give her house to my sister. My sister, aged 58, is registered disabled herself but has for the last three years plus, managed to do a sterling job
These tables reflect announcements made between December 2011 and March 2012.
Quick query if a taxpayer receives rents in advance from 1st October 2011 to 31st December 2011 and then passes away on 1st December what is the position with the rental income.
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