UK law firm calls on HMRC to clarify position on emergency responder exemption from IHT

News Team, 25/06/2020

South East UK law firm Thomson Snell & Passmore is urging HMRC to provide clarification on whether the estates of NHS workers and other emergency responders who die from the Coronavirus are exempt from Inheritance Tax (IHT).

Around the world, emergency services from all nations are responding to the Coronavirus pandemic – with the NHS on the frontline in this country, battling Coronavirus cases throughout the UK’s hospitals and care homes.

Being in such close proximity to those with the disease has meant that many UK emergency responders have tragically lost their lives having contracted the virus in the line of...

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