Time to cut a tax that hurts ordinary families
Published 08/06/2015 | 02:30
We have one of the toughest inheritance tax regimes in the world. What that means is that many ordinary people inheriting modest homes are being caught in its net.
The rate that the tax is charged at has shot up during the austerity budgets over the last seven years.
It is now 33pc, up from 20pc. That in itself is a huge increase.