…in the UK, if the average person dies and leaves something in their will to relatives, said relatives must pay up to 40% inheritance tax. It’s not something that’s popular, but we’re stuck with it.

Unless of course you’re the son of the recently deceased Duke of Westminster, in which case you can inherit £9bn and nothing goes back into the public purse: Inheritance tax: why the new Duke of Westminster will not pay billions.

But let’s not get angry – let’s just watch people run around in circles in Rio!

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