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Zurich Made to Pay Damages for Wrong Tax Advice

The High Court has found Zurich Assurance Ltd, and others, liable for bad inheritance tax (IHT) advice given to Mrs Lenderink-Woods. She had married a Dutch naval captain in WWII and not lived in the UK since 1948. In bringing … Continue reading

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Tax and the Parties Early Election Campaign Slogans

All the main UK parties are making tax promises in the build-up to the general election in May. The Conservatives have suggested a reform of Inheritance Tax (IHT). Labour wants a mansion tax on London and SE England to pay … Continue reading

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Inheritance Tax-Take Just Keeps Going Up

The tax-take from inheritance tax (IHT) just keeps going up and up. Currently IHT brings in about £3.5 billion a year. But the Office of Budget Responsibility (OBR), which checks the governments figures, has increased its estimate of the IHT … Continue reading

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