IHT receipts have hit a post credit crunch high of £3bn according to the accountancy firm Smith & Williamson. Since the IHT nil rate band was frozen in 2009 average house prices have increased by 16% (20% in London). This means that more people are unwittingly falling into the IHT net. Starting with Estates valued at just £650k for married couples, IHT is no longer a tax paid by the super-rich only!Nil Rate Band £1m?
Often the easiest and greatest savings in IHT can be achieved by restructuring your existing investments - with the objective of taking growth and or capital value outside your Estate for IHT purposes.
- Additional Nil Rate Band £1m
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Doing nothing will only ensure that the HMRC will collect more IHT than your heirs may need to have paid.