The number of people being pursued through the courts for tax evasion has risen by almost a third in the last year, as HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) steps up its efforts to close the UK's £35bn tax gap.
Homebuyers in Scotland purchasing property worth over £250,000 will face a soaring tax bill from April next year as Stamp Duty is abolished in favour of a new levy called the Land and Buildings Transaction Tax.
Equilibrium Asset Management is to launch its own AIM portfolios to help clients mitigate the cost of inheritance tax.
The Liberal Democrats have told David Cameron they will refuse to form a coalition with the Conservatives unless he commits to tax hikes for the middle classes, Nick Clegg has said.
Lauren Peters of Tideway Wealth gives her view on George Osborne’s announced plans to scrap the much hated 55 per cent ‘death tax’ on pensions - and who stands to benefit.
David Cameron used his Tory party conference speech to promise £7bn in tax cuts, aimed squarely at the middle-classes.
Prime Minister David Cameron has said the Conservatives will raise the 40 per cent tax threshold from £41,900 to £50,000 if they win the 2015 General Election.
Intestacy rules – which govern who will inherit from a person who has left no will – change today for the first time since 1925. What are the new rules?
More than half of people aged 45 to 65 said that they fear the cost of old age care, topping NFU Mutual’s financial fear list.
Taxing property wealth is the bluntest of instruments, says Russell Quirk.
More than 100,000 owners of valuable homes would have to pay an average of almost £1,000 a month under Labour’s mansion tax plans.
Planning your financial future with your heart rather than your head can have a major impact on your long-term wealth.
Elderly travellers and those with health issues hoping to take a break this year are being doubly penalised through an anomaly in the tax system.
It seems churlish to complain about the cost of burying a loved one, but it can be a considerable - and often unexpected - expense.
Bob Fraser, senior client partner, Towry, talks about the best and worst ways to try and minimise your tax bill.
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