Inheritance Tax statistics

Statistics and statistical tables relating to Inheritance Tax.

This series contains statistics on Inheritance Tax (IHT) and estates notified for probate, including information on the numbers of estates that pay IHT, their size and location and the assets contained in those estates.

The statistics are based on IHT returns, and more information on this can be found in the published commentary.

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Tables for previous years

You can find all tables for previous years on the National Archives website.

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