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Inheritance tax: estates notified for probate, numbers and tax by range of estate for years of death

These statistics cover the period 2006 to 2012.

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Inheritance tax: estates notified for probate: numbers and tax by range of estate for years of death

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Inheritance tax: estates notified for probate: numbers and tax by range of estate for years of death

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This table includes all estates on HMRC’s databases on 6 June 2014 for persons who died in the years shown. As explained in the commentary details for many estates do not have to be reported to HMRC on tax returns. The total number of UK deaths in 2011 to 2012 was approximately 553,000 and estates on which tax was due represented around 3% of this total.

Published 31 July 2013
Last updated 31 July 2014 + show all updates
  1. Updated to include information for tax year 2011 to 2012
  2. First published.