How much tax is payable to HMRC on a deceased person's estate?

This blog post explores how Inheritance Tax works and which other taxes HMRC applies to a deceased person's estate.

The Office of Tax Simplification provides recommendations to simplify Inheritance Tax

We recently reported that an Inheritance Tax review was to be published by the end of this year, and the Office of Tax..

The risks and responsibilities of an Executor or Administrator: How to avoid a hefty Inheritance Tax bill

A recent article from the Telegraph revealed how a personal representative was left with a staggering Inheritance Tax (IHT)..

Sir Bruce Forsyth - playing the Generation Game

Sir Bruce’s public and private legacies - an example to us all?

As Strictly returns with a moving tribute to its most famous..

Lucian Freud’s estate uses portrait to offset Inheritance Tax bill

A self-portrait by Lucian Freud is to go on display at the National Portrait Gallery after he left it to the nation in lieu of..

The emotional stress of dealing with a bereavement

A recent article by The Telegraph has detailed the emotional stress that dealing with the death of a loved one can cause,..

The risk of miscalculating your Inheritance Tax - You could be branded a criminal

Ordinary individuals inheriting assets from overseas could risk criminal charges if they miscalculate the tax owed, reports..

Labour makes calls for significant changes to Inheritance Tax Laws

The new leader of the Labour party, Jeremy Corbyn, has called for significant changes to be made to Inheritance Tax (IHT)..

Can I reclaim inheritance tax on my father's shares now that the value has fallen?

“If I am an executor to my father’s estate, and the shares have fallen 18pc since his death, will I have to pay inheritance on..