Neil MacGillivray: The double benefit of charitable gifting through a will

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The double benefit of leaving a gift to charity through a will
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The double benefit of leaving a gift to charity through a will

Neil MacGillivray explores the tax benefits of leaving a charitable donation in a client's will and says a proper understanding of the rules is critical...

We are all aware that gifts to charities are exempt from inheritance tax (IHT), however, the added attraction of leaving 10% or more of a person's ‘net estate' to charity - meaning the rate of IHT ...

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