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Today’s Hot Topic: Should inheritance tax be axed?


RUMOURS that the government is planning to axe inheritance tax have been fuelled by Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick, who said it was ‘particularly unpopular’ (not a high bar) because in effect it taxes people twice. About one estate in 20 is liable and the Treasury benefits by £5billion a year.

Should the government find the £5billion elsewhere or keep inheritance tax? Discuss!

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