Raising Death Tax threshold is the first step
Responding to the news that the Conservatives plan to increase the Inheritance Tax family home threshold to £1 million, Jonathan Isaby, Chief Executive, said:
"The Death Tax is fundamentally immoral, hitting families at the worst possible time, and any attempt to alleviate the burden is welcome. For too long, successive Chancellors have allowed more and more people to be dragged into the top band by refusing to move the thresholds, and correcting for that is well overdue. This is a welcome first step towards the abolition of the most hated tax in Britain, one that penalises people for working hard and trying to pass on a better life to their children and grandchildren.
"However, it's important that we look at the detail of withdrawing tax relief from pension contributions, as there remain serious questions about how fair and indeed practical it is to do so."
4:18 PM 17, Jan 2018 Jan Zeber
11:10 AM 14, Dec 2017 Jan Zeber
10:35 AM 13, Dec 2017 The TaxPayers' Alliance
1:58 PM 20, Nov 2017 Ben Ramanauskas
3:14 PM 14, Nov 2017 Ben Ramanauskas
1:44 PM 06, Nov 2017 Duncan Simpson