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UK General Election: inheritance tax threshold raise benefactors April 2015

This statistic shows the opinion on main benefactors of a threshold raise for inheritance tax from 325 thousand British pounds to 500 thousand British pounds in Great Britain in 2015. 41 percent of the respondents viewed the richest as the main benefactors from said proposal.

Who do you think mainly benefits from a raising of the threshold for inheritance tax from 325 thousand pounds to 500 thousand pounds?

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Release date

April 2015


United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

April 12 to 13, 2015

Number of respondents


Special properties

British adults

Supplementary notes

Original survey question: "There has been a proposal for raising the threshold for inheritance tax from £325k to £500k, meaning a couple can leave up to £1million to their children before paying inheritance tax. And do you think this will mainly benefit…?"

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