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David Cameron

Cameron pledges to raise higher rate threshold to £50k

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.

Savings | 01 Oct 2014
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Expat tax threat could net govt £400m

Hundreds of thousands of expats who raise an income in the UK could lose their right to use the personal allowance.

Tax | 12 Aug 2014
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Higher earners miss out on £225m a year in pension tax relief

Higher rate taxpayers are missing out on millions of pounds a year in extra retirement income by not claiming pension tax relief.

Pensions | 10 Jun 2014
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Five ways to reduce your inheritance tax liabilities

The current tax-free allowance for inheritances once seemed rather generous, but steeply rising house prices across the country have changed the situation somewhat.

Inheritance Tax | 02 May 2014
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Budget 2014: 40% income tax threshold to rise this year and next

The 40% income tax threshold will rise this year and next, Chancellor George Osborne has said in the Budget.

Tax | 19 Mar 2014
Danny Alexander

Danny Alexander: Top rate tax cut 'over my dead body'

Chief secretary to the Treasury - and Liberal Democrat - Danny Alexander has ruled out a further cut to the top rate of income tax before next year's general election.

Tax | 05 Feb 2014
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Self assessment deadline extended for lost IDs and passwords

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has extended the self-assessment deadline by a fortnight, to 15 February, for people who have lost or misplaced their user ID or password.

Tax | 31 Jan 2014
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Call for HMRC to push back self-assessment deadline

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has called on HMRC to push back Friday's self-assessment deadline after it emerged that two million people have yet to file their tax return.

Tax | 29 Jan 2014
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Top tips for filing your online tax return

If you don't file your online tax return by 31st January you could face a fine. Get prepared with our handy guide.

Tax | 13 Jan 2014
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Try our tax waste calculator and save money

Find out how many opportunities to save on tax you could be missing out on by not seeking professional advice.

Tax | 06 Jan 2014
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Autumn Statement 2013: Married couples can transfer £1k of personal allowance to partners

Spouses and civil partners will be able to transfer £1,000 of their income tax personal allowance to their partners under plans unveiled by Chancellor George Osborne.

Allowances | 05 Dec 2013
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Clegg pushes for further hike to income tax threshold

Nick Clegg has said he is pushing his Tory coalition partners to agree to cut income tax bills by another £100.

Tax | 18 Nov 2013
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How to reduce your tax bill

Less tax should mean higher returns for you and your beneficiaries.

Tax | 25 Oct 2013
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HMRC crackdown: how to protect your offshore assets

If you hold assets offshore, a crackdown on tax evaders who use overseas havens to hide money could leave your loved ones open to the risk of receiving an unexpected tax bill on your death.

Tax | 23 Oct 2013
NHS England to forge ahead with 'unchanged' care.data plans

It's time for your mid-year financial check-up

Believe it or not, we are nearly half way through the tax year and a lot has happened over the past six months.

Savings | 03 Oct 2013

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