We have certainly seen an increase in the number of clients who have wanted to plan for Inheritance Tax, or even structure their estates so that they don't have any. But it's clear that not everyone is doing that.
Households paid more in inheritance tax last year than at any other point since the recession struck in 2008, official figures show. ... The number of estates caught by inheritance tax, or IHT, rose from 15,584 in 2012-13 to 15,976, representing nearly 3 per cent of all deaths in the year.