TITLE

Government may increase IHT to 50%

AUTHOR(S)
Stodell, Hannah
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
Money Marketing;8/13/2009, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the prediction of Vantis PLC head of inheritance tax (IHT) planning Peter Legg that IHT will increase by 50% in Great Britain. Legg believed that IHT could be increased to 50%, following the same level top rate of income tax. He added that the Labour Party is to introduce 50% IHT if they regain power at the next election.
ACCESSION #
44018386

 

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