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Flat lived in by father

Joined:Sun May 29, 2011 10:02 am
Flat lived in by father

Postby riccardob » Fri May 28, 2021 6:15 pm

I would be grateful for some advice on the following:

Parent a dies and leaves flat to parent b. Parent b redirects to son via dov but keeps living in the flat rent free.
As the flat was not a gift but simply redirected via dov am I right in saying there would not be an issue if rent
is not being paid?


Joined:Wed Aug 06, 2008 4:06 pm
Location:West Sussex

Re: Flat lived in by father

Postby pawncob » Tue Jun 01, 2021 3:40 pm

Assuming any IHT due on the estate was paid, a DOV stands in place of the will. Son providing rent free accommodation to mother doesn't raise any issues.
With a pinch of salt take what I say, but don't exceed your RDA

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