Prohibitive death duties

Other Names:
Distortionary inheritance taxes

Failure to account for government duties applied to inheritance can result in undesired sale of family property, inadequate provision for a surviving spouse and other family stresses.


In the UK, inheritance tax on Estates start at 40% for estates in excess of £128,000.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST