Astonishing new official figures show that where your home is when you die has a huge bearing on how much inheritance tax is paid on your estate.

The major factor is house prices and anyone with a home in London of the South-East pays more to the government.

That’s because house prices inflate the value of estates and push more families above the inheritance tax thresholds.

Expats who believe they are exempt inheritance tax may also have a tax shock as if they have property in the UK will have tax charged to their estate – and if that property is in the wealthy south of England, the bill could amount to a tidy unexpected sum.

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