Jack Rose: Are we making the most of the residency nil-rate band?

IHT receipts continue to rise

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The residency nil-rate band was supposed to help IHT issues in relation to the family home but, writes Jack Rose, it appears people are either unaware of it, not taking full advantage or simply do not qualify

Inflated house prices have forced an ever increasing number of people - and in the South East in particular - into a position where inheritance tax (IHT) has become a significant problem. This w...

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