Revenue eBrief No. 02/10
15 January 2010
Capital Acquisitions Tax ? 2010 Group Thresholds
The Capital Acquisitions Tax Group Thresholds for gifts and inheritances taken in the calendar year 2010 are as follows:
Group A ?414,799 - Applies where the beneficiary is a child (including adopted child, step-child, and certain foster children) or minor child of a deceased child of the disponer. In certain circumstances parents also fall within this threshold where they take an inheritance from a child.
Group B ?41,481 - Applies where the beneficiary is a brother, sister, niece, nephew, or lineal ancestor or lineal descendant of the disponer.
Group C ?20,740 - Applies in all other cases.
The Group Thresholds are indexed annually by reference to the Consumer Price Index.