The items were displayed and money made from exhibitions helped pay some of Lord Carnarvon's death duties
This procedure may appear to be defective because of measures often taken to avoid liability for death duties
. However, the most common forms of avoidance achieve their objective of reducing the amount of tax paid, but do not reduce the final wealth estimates.
The Halifax bank says pounds 430,000 would be a fairer threshold for death duties
but it isn't just about the taxing point, there's the iniquitous 40 per cent rate, too.
The ongoing sale of heirlooms by the Prince's elder son the Duke of Gloucester is to pay for deferred death duties
and raised an amazing pounds 3MILLION with 300 lots still to go.
The reason for this is so that I do not have to pay death duties
on them when I die.
1894: Death duties
were introduced in Britan, now known as inheritance tax.
The minted moggie was ordered to pay pounds 500 in death duties
He sold his castle after his first marriage broke up in 1983 and was made bankrupt 10 years later over death duties
. He then sold 400 acres of land for PS2.1million.
The most wealthy in society manipulate death duty loop holes to avoid paying any death duties
In February 2002 they gifted the property to a family trust in order to sidestep death duties
The arrangement is frequently used to minimise death duties
for children when they inherit their parents' estate.
In a three-part series, Death Duties
, which starts tomorrow, she details how she solves crimes by examining her silent witnesses.