See next week’s Your Money for more advice on how to avoid the IHT trap, with further instalments to follow each Saturday through September.
Free information on how to keep tax bills to a minimum is also available in The Daily Telegraph Guide to Inheritance Tax, sponsored by Skipton Financial Services, which can be obtained by calling 0870 169 0999.
Or, for a more comprehensive description and analysis, The Daily Telegraph book How to Avoid the Inheritance Tax Trap by Maria Scott (Constable & Robinson) is available for £9.99 plus 99p for post and packing. To order, please call Telegraph Books on 0870 155 7222 or visit www.books. telegraph.co.uk