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Main Parties For and Against Inheritance Tax

Inheritance tax has got out of hand. Originally brought in as a kind of super-tax on big Downton Abbey type country estates it has now become warped. The projected increase of estates having to pay it (up to 10% by the end of … 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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Half of All Inheritance Tax Paid in London and SE

Half of all UK inheritance tax is paid in London and SE England. Hardly surprising to me as a tax barrister and to other tax fans, given property values in SE England. Next. Eamon McNicholas Tax Barrister, Accountant

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Tax drags us down

“Inheritance tax is a tax on aspiration, thrift and independence that tends nowadays to be paid by people of relatively modest means, because the rich usually lay plans to avoid it.” There’s no substitute for good advice! http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/telegraph-view/9861786/Tax-drags-us-down.html Eamon McNicholas … Continue reading

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How to reduce inheritance tax

Thanks to The Guardian for this article: http://www.guardian.co.uk/money/2013/feb/04/inheritance-tax-how-much-how-pay-reduce Eamon McNicholas Tax Barrister, Accountant http://www.EamonMcNicholas.com

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