Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Thursday, December 28, 2017

Hetero Men Marry to Avoid Inheritance Tax

From The Guardian:

Two Irish men have married in Dublin to avoid paying €50,000 in inheritance tax on a house.

Best friends Matt Murphy and Michael O’Sullivan are both heterosexual, but decided to get married when they discovered how much tax would have to be paid on the house Murphy, 83, intended to leave in his will to O’Sullivan, 58, who is his carer.

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This is really a unique case! two heteros marrying to avoid paying the inheritance tax!

Posted by: Dan Winster | Dec 29, 2017 6:27:33 AM

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