House prices fall but taxman boosts IHT receipts by challenging bereaved families

| September 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

  House prices may be falling but HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) raised an extra 26pc in inheritance tax (IHT) revenues last year by challenging valuations provided by grieving relatives.Beneficiaries of wills and other bequests each paid an average of £27,227 more tax as a result of property valuations being posthumously queried by HMRC, according […]

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