Submitted By: Lillian
Answered: January 29, 2016 12:02 pm

Can a grandson make a gift to a grandmother?

Yes. While it’s not the usual situation that someone in a younger generation gives gifts to someone in the older generation, there’s no tax rule barring this. In fact, under tax law there’s no bar to gifts being made by minors.

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Tax Glossary

Capital expenses

Costs that are not currently deductible and that are added to the basis of property. A capital expense generally increases the value of property. When added to depreciable property, the cost is deductible over the life of the asset.

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