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Fiscal Policy - Should Inheritance Tax be Reformed?

Graham Watson

6th December 2021

This FT clip looks at the possibility of governments introducing increased inheritance taxes - a contentious issue.

With government finances suffering after the pandemic, and the OECD noting that wealth inequality is rising, it might be that governments look to raise more revenue this way. However, on the flipside, such taxes only raise around 0.5% of all government tax revenues.

Fiscal Policy - Should Inheritance Tax be Reformed?

Graham Watson

Graham Watson has taught Economics for over twenty years. He contributes to tutor2u, reads voraciously and is interested in all aspects of Teaching and Learning.

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