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.

Tax Glossary

Tenants in common

Two or more persons who have undivided ownership rights in property. Upon death of a tenant, his or her share passes to his or her estate, rather than to the surviving tenants.

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