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My ex-husband has recently died intestate. We had always

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My ex-husband has recently died intestate. We had always remained close and he verbally assured me that I was to be a beneficiary of his will. Should all three of my children agree to a deed of variation to my advantage, will I have to pay tax on the monies received?
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Lucinda
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: UK Law
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
All three children are over 18.
Expert:  Clare replied 11 months ago.

Hi

Thank you for your question

My name is Clare and I shall do my best to help you

If the children agree to this no tax will be payable - Inheritance tax is payable by the Estate and not the beneficiary.

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Clare

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