Inheritance tax: a contentious levy ripe for reform? Wealth
FT, 06 Dec 2021
Whether you believe inheritance tax helps fight inequality or is an unfair additional tax on the wealthy, it accounts for just 0.5 percent of total tax revenues across the countries that levy it. But as the FT’s Stefan Wagstyl reports, governments laden with public debt following the pandemic may be considering inheritance tax increases to help rebuild their coffers.
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