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Can my dependents claim my late husbands allowance he died

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Can my dependents claim my late husbands allowance he died in 1988 and I paid no tax?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  JGM replied 3 years ago.
Thank you for your question.

As long as your husband left his whole estate to you, his IHT threshold can be transferred to your estate so the answer to your question is yes.

Here is a link from the HMRC website about this:

http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/inheritancetax/intro/transfer-threshold.htm

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