They say that there are only two things in life that are for certain – death and taxes. Well in the UK there is an increasing likelihood that you will experience both at the same time. As people’s wealth increases, more and more of us are being drawn into paying a death tax on all our possessions. The value of property is a major factor in all of this and can jeopardise the amount of money that people leave to their loved ones. The rates are such that it can make a major dent in your estate at the time of your death.