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Life insurance escapes insurance tax

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Life insurers are breathing a sigh of relief as details emerge on the increase in insurance premium tax.

 

The Chancellor did not apply insurance premium tax to life insurance products but the tax rate increase will affect private medical insurance.

 

Andy Milburn of Munich Re says: “We really do not like the insurance premium tax because we think it stops people buying insurance but are glad that it has not been extended to life insurance.”

          

Life insurance: News update: 1 July 2010

 

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