Inheritance Tax

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Over 55s could face five-pronged property tax hit

PwC issue warning as new annuity reforms will allow people to unlock and withdraw their pensions in one lump sum

01 Dec 2014

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Accelerated payments could be applied to inheritance tax

Accelerate payments could be applied to trusts in order to circumvent inheritance tax avoidance

11 Aug 2014

HM Revenue and Customs

Inheritance tax yield hits six-year peak

HMRC collected £3.4bn from bereaved families in 2013/14

01 Aug 2014

Merging income tax and NI gets public support

Jury of 22 representative members of the British public support idea of integrating income tax and national insurance

30 Jun 2014

Number caught by inheritance tax to rise by third

Treasury predicts number caught by inheritance tax to breach 35,000 mark

16 Jun 2014

Inheritance tax rise to be brought in ‘by back door’ – EY

HMRC releases consultation on inheritance tax changes

09 Jun 2014

Taking Stock: Earl to sell plot to pay off tax mountain

TS hasn't come across many who use mountains to settle tax bills

06 May 2014

Arts in lieu of tax nets public £50m worth of artefacts

Letters written by Charles Darwin and lyrics written by John Lennon are among £50m haul

15 Nov 2013

Saffery Champness lands HMRC heritage expert

Mick Downs joins Safferys after nearly 20 years at HMRC

14 Feb 2013

Government to freeze IHT threshold to pay for care

The health secretary is to hold the inheritance tax threshold for several years, in order to pay for improved social care for the elderly

11 Feb 2013

Advisers seek £30,000 tax fighting fund

Francis Clark seeks to raise funds to take Pawson case to the Court of Appeal

06 Feb 2013

Knee + jerk = government's tax strategy

Conflicting signals and back-tracking are the biggest sins that a government can commit when it comes to tax, says Andy White

12 Jun 2012

Tax simplification: Not so simple

The Office of Tax Simplification has made some progress, but government has so far shied away from radical reforms to the tax system

28 Mar 2012

Don't overlook these tax reliefs

Make sure your clients are aware of these important but less well-know, tax reliefs

08 Dec 2011

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CIoT chairman of succession planning Martyn Gowar looks at changes to inheritance tax

12 Sep 2011

Tribunal ruling to extend farmer's relief

HMRC has said it will not appeal a tribunal decision to allow agricultural relief for farmhouses

19 Aug 2011

OECD economist proposes 'revolutionary' property tax

Pier Carlo Padoan calls for property tax based on market values

21 Jul 2011

Inheritance tax consultation hopes to boost donations

Government plans to boost legacy giving may be furthered with a consultation on the inheritance tax break incentive

13 Jun 2011

HMRC carried out 10,000 IHT investigations, firm claims

HMRC investigated almost 10,000 inheritance tax claims last year, UHY Hacker Young have claimed

06 Jun 2011

Family businesses "unaware of tax liabilities"

One-third of family-run SMEs are unaware of their IHT and CGT liabilities, according to a PxC report

06 Jun 2011

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Sensible reforms preface more radical tax policies in next parliament, writes Institute of Directors' head of taxation Stephen Herring

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Government's spending plans give false impression of state of the UK's finances, writes ACCA's Chas Roy-Chowdhury

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