James Ward: IHT - no news is surely good news?

How IHT could change in the future

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James Ward: "IHT continues to make more and more money for the Revenue, largely due to rising property prices. I understand that in July 2021 alone, for example, HMRC's take in IHT receipts was more than £550m."
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James Ward: "IHT continues to make more and more money for the Revenue, largely due to rising property prices. I understand that in July 2021 alone, for example, HMRC's take in IHT receipts was more than £550m."

While IHT escaped major changes in the Autumn Budget the Chancellor could be tempted to tweak the framework for IHT in future, writes James Ward. But what playbook would he use?

So now we know. Despite a high-spending Budget, the Chancellor has resisted calls to introduce major personal tax changes in his latest balancing of the books. We should not forget, of course, that...

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