Gifts to charities Gifts to charities are exempt from Inheritance Tax (IHT) whether they are made in lifetime or by Will. Likewise a gift to a trust that is established for charitable purposes is exempt from IHT. The Charities Act 2011 defines a “charitable purpose” as one that falls into one of 13 categories defined…

Charitable Gifts You may be considering leaving a gift to a charity of your choice in your Will, and doing so is a great way to ensure that your legacy carries on after your death. Not only is leaving a gift to charity commendable, it can also make a difference to the amount of Inheritance…