Capital Acquistions Tax

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Capital Acquistions Tax

What is Capital Acquistions Tax?

The transfer of assets by way of gift or inheritance can result in substantial tax liabilities. Careful planning can often substantially reduce gift and inheritance tax charges and ensure that the tax payable is not a burden on those receiving the gift or inheritance.

How can we help?

We work with our clients to devise a strategy whereby assets can be passed to successors in a tax efficient manner without impacting on the objectives of the client. We have considerable experience in relation to appropriate reliefs such as business and agricultural reliefs. Our strategy takes into account potential charges under other tax heads (e.g. capital gains tax and stamp duty).

Our experience

At Kieran Ryan & Co. we have considerable experience in relation to trusts and can advise on the tax implications of establishing and dismantling trust structures. We also advise executors and personal representatives on inheritance tax liabilities arising in estates.

Our team has a wide range of experience in a variety of sectors including:


Motor Industry

Property Development

Professional Services


Insurance Broking