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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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Do you know who will inherit your pension pot?

There are complex rules around who can inherit your state pension and private pension pot, and how much they'll receive. Find out what happens to your pension after you die.

IHT to be overhauled?

IHT shake-up: ‘complex’ inheritance tax rules face overhaul

Chancellor Philip Hammond has ordered a shake-up of the inheritance tax system - but how does IHT work, who pays and what is likely to change?

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13 tax reforms that will hit your wallet in 2018

Which? provides a comprehensive list of the all tax changes taking effect in April for the 2018/2019 tax year, so you can be prepared and plan ahead

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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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