IHT tax take on course for record-breaking year as receipts rise again

Jenna Brown
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Inheritance tax (IHT) netted £3.2bn for the Treasury between April and August this year, up £0.3bn on the previous period last year, according to latest figures from the UK government. The total IHT tax take for the 2022/23 tax year was £7.1bn. Industry experts pointed out this meant that the total take was "well on course to break new records and could come close to £8bn". Quilter tax and financial planning expert Rachael Griffin said: "This increasing revenue causes a policy conundrum for the government as election season draws nearer and more Tory backbenchers call for IHT reform o...

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