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

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?

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

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

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?

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?’

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 bills top £5 billion for first time

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?’

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: will you be better or worse off?

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 fees set to rocket for larger estates

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...

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