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If a farming family transfers the business to a company with family members shareholders and directors how would the land be treated if owned by a family member. Would a rent have to be shown? Could it jeopardise IHT planning if the owner died and the land showed as investment?


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Can create IHT issues, but depends on what type of land it is. Anything that might go for development or woodland likely to be a problem.

Rent is optional and has implications for capital gains tax, should it be sold of course.

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