tax allowance on gift of house

Discussion in 'Wills, inheritances and gifts' started by john luc, Sep 6, 2018.

  1. john luc

    john luc Frequent Poster

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    if you are gifted a house and you pay out legal costs to receive this gift, can you offset these legal fee's against the gift tax to be paid.
     
  2. john luc

    john luc Frequent Poster

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    Finally got through to Revenue and the answer is yes. They are a cost to you if you have to pay them in order to receive a gift
     
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