'Little support' for increasing IHT rate, YouGov poll reveals

News Team, 10/11/2022

There is little support for the Government bolstering tax take from inheritance tax (IHT), Kingsley Napley has claimed.

The research comes from a YouGov poll which surveyed 1,700 adults representing a cross-section of the UK population.

It showed that only 16 percent of respondents supported increasing the current 40 percent IHT rate.

Indeed, there was strong support (63 percent) for raising the £325,000 threshold at which the estate of the deceased is requir...

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