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Octopus reaches into IHT planning

Octopus Asset Management has launched an inheritance tax service and is encouraging investors to invest in Aim-quoted equities to avoid IHT liabilities.
Aim investments are exempt from IHT after being held for at least two years.
Last year, 30,000 estates paid an average of 83,000 in inheritance tax, creating a total bill of 2,5 billion, Octopus says.

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