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IHT tax receipts soar

IHT tax receipts soar – how can you reduce your payments?

Between April and November 2023, HM Revenue & Customs collected £5.2 billion in inheritance tax (IHT) payments. That’s £400 million higher than in the same period last year, according to official figures. The IHT threshold is currently £325,000, or £650,000 for a married couple. So if your estate is worth more than this amount, you …

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Inheritance Tax Threshold

Are you getting caught in the inheritance tax threshold?

Average house prices rose by 5.5 per cent in the year to February 2023, according to the latest official figures, taking the average price of a property to £288,000. That’s £16,000 higher than it had been a year earlier – and this surge in house prices has had wide-ranging consequences, most notably, pricing many people …

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