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July 2022 Digest Overview

Wills

  • Inadequate assessment of testamentary capacity – Boast v Ballardi [2022] EWHC 1533
  • Increase in number of Wills with charitable donations

Probate

  • Probate online process – update
    Farmer’s son fails in claim that land a partnership asset – Williams v Williams [2022] EWHC 1717

Trusts

  • TRS update
  • Non-UK trusts with CGT on UK property

Tax

  • HMRC call for evidence on the taxation of decentralised finance lending and staking – consultation closes 31 August 2022
  • Further interest rate rise on IHT paid late – 5 July 2022
  • ER and the requirement for 5% ownership – Kavanagh v HMRC [2022] UKFTT 173
  • Calculating CGT PPR relief on rebuilt house – Lee v HMRC [2022] UKFTT 175
  • Burden of proof in tax investigations – Ruhal Islam v HMRC [2022] UKFTT 188

Elderly & Vulnerable

  • Dept of Health & Social Care – final operational guidance on the implementation of the care costs cap
  • Draft Mental Health Bill 2022 issued to replace Mental Health Act 1983
  • Best interests and Vaccination – A Clinical Commissioning Group v FZ & TZ [2022] EWCOP 21
  • Remuneration for non-professional deputies – Riddle v Parker Rhodes Hickmott Solicitors [2022] EWCOP 18