FTTTx Income tax – gift aid – s 25 FA 1990 – gifts to charity under deed of variation of a deceased’s estate – s 142 IHTA 1984 – – whether gift a qualifying donation – whether donors received a benefit in consequence of making the gifts – s 25(2)(e) FA 1990. Berner J  … Continue reading Harris v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 18 Aug 2010
The defendant firm of solicitors, acting as executors had sought to arrange matters to minimise Inheritance Tax. A deed of variation was put in place after approval by the court, but the CTO interpreted the deed differently. The executors believed . .
SCIT INHERITANCE TAX – Deed of Variation – variation purporting to take effect as a gift by the deceased before death – whether within s 142 IHTA 1984 and an exempt transfer under s 17 – no – Revenue . .
lau_hmrcSCIT SCIT INHERITANCE TAX – DISCLAIMER OF BENEFIT – The Appellant was joint executor and residuary beneficiary of her late husband’s estate – The Appellant paid andpound;1 million to her son who had renounced a legacy of andpound;665,000 under the Will of his step father – The Appellant contended that the payment of andpound;1 million … Continue reading Lau v Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs: SCIT 18 Mar 2009
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