IHT is top financial concern for wealthy Britons

Inheritance tax remains the top financial concern among wealthy Britons, followed by gifting without losing control and maintaining lifestyles, according to research from RBC Wealth Management.


IHT receipts set for record total

The latest HMRC inheritance tax receipts published today have revealed that £5.7bn was collected in the first three quarters of the 2023/24 financial year.


IHT paid on gifts doubles in a decade

The amount of inheritance tax paid on gifts has climbed more than 153% since 2011 to £256m in the 2020-21 tax year, according to an HM Revenue & Customs response to an Freedom of Information (FOI) request.


IHT changes unlikely despite £0.5bn rise in receipts

Inheritance tax receipts hit £4.6bn from April to October, new government figures published this morning have revealed.

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