'I have been the recipient of the €3,000 gift from my both of my grandparents for several years now.' Photograph: iStock

I have been the recipient of the €3,000 gift from my both of my grandparents for several years now. Two years ago, I also received a sum of €32,000 fr(...)

If your son can avail of the dwelling home exemption, no inheritance tax applies as the property is not even considered against his tax-free limit. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA

I have a son in his 30s on invalidity payment as a result of a diagnosed mental illness. Will that payment be affected if he receives an inheritance o(...)

If my mother gives us the family home as a gift, are we liable to pay any type of tax? Photograph: iStock

My mother is a widow. She has offered us the family home to renovate. I have a young family and would love to move out of the city. My husband and I(...)

‘My father-in-law has offered to sell an investment property to my wife and I for €300k.  He paid €200k a number of years ago.’ Photograph: iStock

My father-in-law has offered to sell an investment property to my wife and I for €300k. The current market value for this house is approximately €350k(...)

It is disconcerting that three different qualified legal specialists have given you three different answers. Photograph: iStock

I have a question that I’ve asked three different solicitors and got three different answers. My aunt, who has never married and has no children, is l(...)

Any gift of a share in the property would count towards the lifetime limit of tax-free gifts and inheritances.

I have a query regarding a jointly-owned property with my sister. We bought it in 2008 for €390,000, and are joint tenants. My sister has pretty muc(...)

With a properly constructed will a son or daughter can avail of the dwelling house exemption on the family home while also inheriting a share of a  holiday home. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

I am married with four children. Three sons are married and the fourth child, a daughter, lives at home. She has never owned a home. My wife and I are(...)

In this case, your mother effectively handed over ownership of the property to you with what is called a right of residence. Photograph: iStock

My mother transferred our family home to me, her son, in 1995 with one proviso – that she retained a right to live there until her death. The house wa(...)

Revenue has   tightened the rules significantly when it comes to inheriting a property   free of tax. Photograph: iStock

I am to inherit a property. Although I don’t own any other property and I will use the property as my main residence for more than three years after I(...)

Revenue will consider any of your assets as fair game for assessing inheritance tax.

I am an 83-year-old widower with two grown children to whom all my assets are left in my will. As of now, I will be able to leave each €310,000 in my (...)

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