Monthly Archive: September 2019

HMRC achieves a record levels of inheritance tax

There has been a 15% hike in the number of estates liable to pay inheritance tax in recent years and HMRC has been the beneficiary – to the tune of a record-breaking £5.4bn in 2018/19 According to figures released in…
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Capital Gains Tax overhaul ‘to raise £90bn’?

Bringing taxation on assets in line with the regime for income tax could raise £90bn over five years, according to a recent report from the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) which is calling for the removal of the capital…
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Inheritance Tax Unclear for Many People

Some 40% of people do not know how much money can be passed on free of inheritance tax (IHT), research from Zurich has found. Statistics from the provider also showed 36% of over 55s did not know how much they…
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