Number of people paying Inheritance Tax set to double; will you be one of them?

Crumpled question marks heapNew research has claimed the number of people set to pay Inheritance Tax will double over the next few years. The Telegraph and Times newspapers report that the number of estates due to pay Inheritance Tax is set to rise from 21,000 in 2012 to 42,000 in 2016/17. The rise is mainly due to the freezing of the Inheritance Tax allowance at £325,000 until April 2018, and rising house prices, which are predicted to ...