Inheritance tax: Names: valuation of the Lloyd’s interest: discounts
Various discounts are applied to both the value of open underwriting results and assets inFunds at Lloyds (FAL) and special reserve funds (SRFs). These discounts are inrecognition of the delay between death and the date pipeline profits are paid and thedates when FAL and SRF assets are released to the estate. The rates currently used fordiscounting purposes depend on whether the statutory audit basis is used or the actualbasis. Discounting factors are adopted using Parrys Tables.
|Statutory Audit Basis|
|Deposits/Reserves||3.5% per annum*|
|Profits (discount tables)||6.0% per annum|
|Losses (discount tables)||4.0% per annum|
|Concessionary Actual Basis*|
|Deposits/Reserves||3.5% per annum|
|Profits||12.0% per annum|
|Losses||12.0% per annum|
*less the mean of yields on 2.5% consols and the FT All Share Index net of tax.