Business Relief for Inheritance Tax

Last updated: 18 April 2017

If you inherit the estate of someone who died and part of that estate includes a business or its assets, you can apply for Business Relief to reduce its value by 50% or 100% and pay less Inheritance Tax as a result.

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  • how Business Relief works
  • how to claim relief
  • what qualifies for Business Relief
  • what doesn't qualify
  • giving away business property or assets
  • how to get Business Relief on a gift

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