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1. Up inheritance tax

Inheritance tax should become a larger slice of government tax revenue after the pandemic, says the rich-nation Organisation for Economic Co-operation & Development (OECD). It warns that inequality will rise unless death duties also increase. A stronger inheritance tax that prevents avoidance by the super-rich would also help state efforts to pay off Covid-incurred debts. Now is the time to use the arguments of fairness, says the OECD. Inheritance tax accounts for only 0.5% of tax revenues on average across the 36 OECD countries...

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