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Spouse exemption

tax999
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Spouse exemption

Postby tax999 » Thu Dec 16, 2021 3:51 pm

Does IHT spouse exemption apply to worldwide estate when reporting to hmrc?

pawncob
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Location:West Sussex

Re: Spouse exemption

Postby pawncob » Thu Dec 16, 2021 8:26 pm

Yes.
With a pinch of salt take what I say, but don't exceed your RDA

maths
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Re: Spouse exemption

Postby maths » Thu Dec 16, 2021 11:05 pm

Care is required where a UK domiciled spouse dies leaving stuff to surviving non-UK domiciled spouse.

tax999
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Joined:Mon Nov 25, 2019 12:43 pm

Re: Spouse exemption

Postby tax999 » Fri Dec 17, 2021 2:58 pm

Both spouses are UK domiciled - Scotland to be precise.

All estate is left to surviving spouse. They had a property in Spain, which is left to surviving spouse per Spanish Will


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