Married couples and civil partners are allowed to pass their possessions and assets to each other tax-free and, since October 2007, the surviving partner is now allowed to use both tax-free allowances (providing one wasn’t used at the first death). Gifts made within the last seven years are not included in the calculations but may be liable to IHT on a sliding scale. Calculations based upon the current understanding of HM Revenue & Customs practices and the values shown are dependent upon individual circumstances.
A quick and easy way to calculate an Inheritance Tax (IHT) liability. The figures provided by this calculator are for illustrative purposes only. Calculations are only a guide and cannot be guaranteed.
Actual figures will vary in individual circumstances.
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The value of pensions and investments and the income they produce can fall as well as rise. You may get back less than you invested.
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