Inheritance tax is a tax that needs to be paid by a person or their estate and is most commonly paid when someone dies or when setting up a trust.
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On 26 July 2023, there were some changes to the intestacy rules in England and Wales. These changes will affect everyone who dies intestate (without a valid Will) after 26 July 2023.
You may want to pass an inheritance down to your children or the younger members of your family who could do with it more. But to avoid doubling up on inheritance tax, it is important to understand the 7 year rule.