Leave a Legacy Gift in Your Will

Legacy gifts have already enabled us to make a huge difference to the families we support and a gift in your will would enable us to help more families long into the future.

After you have made arrangements to look after your own family and friends, you can help us to continue to provide the financial support that makes life a little easier for those who are left behind when a police officer has been killed or injured on duty.

There are different types of legacies and your solicitor will be able to help and advise you on which one would be best for you. A gift of a percentage of your estate (residuary) will make the biggest difference to the support we can provide because it will keep its value better than a gift of a fixed sum of money (pecuniary). It’s also an easy way to support the causes that are important to you after loved ones have been looked after.

Legacies are generally exempt from inheritance tax, so a gift in your Will to the Police Dependants’ Trust could be tax free for us and could reduce the amount of inheritance tax your loved ones are liable to pay. If you would like more information, please visit the HMRC website.

Back to top

PDT on FACEBOOK

facebook Give a one-off gift or make a regular donation to the Police Dependants' Trust via Just Giving. You can also make a donation on Facebook.

PDT on YOUTUBE

youtube Take a look at our case studies of how the financial support we provide can make a real difference. view channel...

PDT on TWITTER

You can keep up to date with our work, ask us questions and read more of our news by following us on Twitter...