U.K Inheritance Tax Explained

2024 • 4min • News • Business


Published On: May 18, 2024 - Inheritance Tax is back in the news, but this time, it is the United Kingdom that’s making headlines. The debate is heating up and there is pressure on Rishi Sunak to abolish the death tax altogether. There’s a ‘fire sale’ of sorts likely to take place in the UK’s property market. Why? Because boomers who built houses after World War II are kicking the bucket and their kin are finding it unaffordable to inherit the property – simply because the 40% tax they have to pay on it is the money they don’t have. Watch News9's Shweta Kothari explain what inheritance tax is and what would happen if a similar tax were introduced in India.