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More than £5.2bn inheritance tax paid in 2018: how can you cut your tax bill?

HMRC collected over £5.2bn in inheritance tax during the 2018 calendar year. Which? explains how it works and what you can do to minimise tax.

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IHT to be overhauled?

Are the inheritance tax rules about to be overhauled?

The number of people forced to calculate and submit complex inheritance tax (IHT) forms could be slashed after the Office of Tax Simplification recommended a series of changes to simplify and...

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Probate fees shake-up to send costs soaring for large estates

A reform of probate fees announced by the Ministry of Justice will see costs for the wealthiest estates rise by thousands of pounds from April 2019.

Autumn Budget 2018: taxpayers to save £130 with personal allowance increase

Taxpayers are set for a £130 pay rise under increases to the personal allowance in the Autumn Budget 2018. Use our income tax calculator to work out your tax bill for 2019-20.

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IHT to be overhauled?

Autumn Budget 2018: five potential inheritance tax changes

Inheritance tax rules could be due a shake-up in the upcoming Autumn Budget. Which? rounds up speculation about inheritance tax changes and explains the possible options.

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Millions risk dying without a will

Many people without a will believe they have nothing worth inheriting - but the risks are high. Which? explains who needs a will and how to get one.

Retirees hand out £4,000 a year to family: what’s the smartest way to give?

Retirees are giving their kids and grandchildren as much as £4,300 a year. Find out how to help your family in the financially savviest ways.

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Slash your tax bill in 2018-19 by claiming more than £21,000 tax-free

Maxing out the full range of tax-free allowances on offer can be really worthwhile, and stop you over-paying on your tax bill. Here's how to do it

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Childcare vouchers or tax-free childcare? Major tax changes for parents in 2018-19

Whether you want to save for your children's future, or want to know what help is available for their care, we outline all changes for parents in 2018

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Inheritance tax changes in April 2018: what you need to know

Married couples and civil partners will be able to pass on a potential £900,000 completely free of inheritance tax from 6 April. Find out how you can avoid the dreaded 'death tax'.

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