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Death Duties

Volume 463: debated on Thursday 14 April 1949

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how the amounts received in Death Duties in 1947–48 and 1948–49 were, respectively, apportioned between Estate, Legacy and Succession Duties.

The following table shows the net receipt of the Death Duties under the individual heads of duty for the years in question:

Estate Duty156,625155,227
Legacy Duty12,55220,218
Succession Duty1,7582,915
Corporation Duty12496