Will charity pay tax on my gift if I make a bequest?

If I wish to leave a gift in my will to a cause such as a cancer support association or a church, what tax will be deducted when the gift is payable?  N.H.

If the organisation is eligible to receive bequests, then the gift will be tax-free.

Watch out, however, as many associations are not set up to receive bequests (legs).

Generally speaking, unless they have special permission, only associations and ...

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