If you receive a gift, you may have to pay gift tax on it. If you receive an inheritance following a death, it may be liable to inheritance tax. Both these taxes are types of Capital Acquisitions Tax.
Capital Gains Tax is charged on the capital gain or profit made on the disposal of an asset. Some assets are exempt from Capital Gains Tax. Find out if you are liable for Capital Gains Tax.
Synopsis of the impact of separation, divorce or dissolution on capital taxes - capital gains tax, capital acquisitions tax and stamp duty