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Ask an Expert: can I give gifts to minimise inheritance tax?

Which? explains how gifts can help reduce your inheritance tax bill by giving gifts - including how much you're allowed to give each year.

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Ask an expert: ‘My father died in 1989, leaving everything to my late mother. What’s the inheritance tax allowance on her estate?’

Every week, Which?’s money experts answer your financial queries. You can submit your questions to money-letters@which.co.uk, or via our Facebook or Twitter pages. Q. I am sorting out my late...

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Inheritance tax hits record high

Inheritance tax bills top £5 billion for first time

Inheritance tax (IHT) bills have soared to their highest-ever level, with HMRC collecting £5.1bn in the past 12 months, according to its latest receipts. This is the first time that...

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Ask an expert: ‘How much inheritance tax will my children pay if I leave them my £500,000 home?’

Every week, Which?’s money experts answer your financial queries. You can submit your questions to money-letters@which.co.uk, or via our Facebook or Twitter pages. Q. I’m a single, 69 year-old woman...

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New tax year

New tax year: will you be better or worse off?

April 6 is one of the most important dates on the financial calendar – the start of the new tax year, which signals both the launch of a raft of...

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Probate costs will rise to over £1,000 for thousands

Probate fees set to rocket for larger estates

The cost of administering a deceased person’s estate in England and Wales could soar to up to £20,000 in May, the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has confirmed.   Subject to parliamentary...

Budget 2017: what’s coming in the 2017-18 tax year?

This year’s Spring Budget, in which the Chancellor of the Exchequer announces key changes affecting our finances in the upcoming tax year and beyond, takes place on 8 March 2017....

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