Key workers and death in active service inheritance tax exemption
The Inheritance Tax Act 1984, s 153A to s 155A contains an exemption from inheritance tax for the estates of those who die on active service or – and this is really worth tax practitioners remembering – those who die later from an injury or disease contracted while on active service. It is a gesture from a grateful nation. Clearly, it cannot bring the deceased back, but it is a small token to honour their sacrifice.
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