Wealth managers react as IHT burden rises

The Government collected £3.1bn in inheritance tax (IHT) between April and September, a rise of 22% (£0.7bn) year on year.


Chartered Planner flags up IHT rebate opportunity 


Falling property prices could mean some families can reclaim a windfall of thousands of pounds in inheritance tax, a Chartered Financial Planner has predicted.


Covid-19 deaths help fuel surge in IHT receipts

Inheritance tax receipts rose 35% between April and August, up a third year on year, with Covid-19 deaths a potential factor in the increase.


Families 'overpaid' £280m IHT on insurance payouts

Over £280m of inheritance tax may have been unnecessarily paid on life insurance policies in 2018/19 which could have been avoided if the policies had been written in trust, according to a leading Chartered Financial Planner.

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