Valuing the partnership interest: Income Tax
A deceased partner’s Income Tax liability is a personal liability, not a business liability.
the capital account may be shown as follows:-
Capital account as at 31.3.02 =£106,510
Add share profit + £78,750
Less income tax - £15,670
Less drawings - £58,000
Balance at 31.3.02 = £111,590
You should check first that the Income Tax liability represents tax unpaid at the death. If so, add it back to make the capital account £127,260. You can then accept the Income Tax liability as an additional liability of the estate unless it is already shownas a liability at box 82 of form IHT400.
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