The current tax-free allowance for inheritances once seemed rather generous, but steeply rising house prices across the country have changed the situation somewhat.
Investors looking for tax-efficient investment vehicles have been pouring money into Venture Capital Trusts (VCTs).
We look at how Enterprise Investment Schemes can offer savvy investors a tax efficient investment solution.
As this year's Financial Planning Week kicks off, we take a look at how you can get the most value out your financial adviser.
Eighty five per cent of over-55s said they preferred the "do it yourself" approach when it came to financial decisions, according to a survey.
More people are now aware of the tax efficiency of pensions than a year ago, according to research for Standard Life.
The majority of UK full-time workers do not know what the higher rate tax threshold is, with 56% getting it flat out wrong.
Tax expert Mitch Young on the top planning tips that could potentially save you thousands.
Taxpayers are throwing away £296m a year simply by failing to claim full tax relief, according to a recent independent report.
The Court of Appeal has unanimously rejected an appeal by a taxpayer against HMRC regarding a tax avoidance scheme recommended by PricewaterhouseCoopers in the early noughties.
The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) measure of inflation fell to 2.4% in June, from 2.8% in May, official figures show.
As the commodities market takes the rap for an extremely uncertain time in the market - fears sparked off of the on-going Euro debt crisis and increasing worries over the global economic outlook, investors are keener than ever to seek out investments that generate stable and steady income streams.
The UK Treasury has announced new tax relief that could potentially free up billions of pounds which could be invested in North Sea oil and gas.
More than 2,400 people have registered to disclose unpaid tax under the Liechtenstein Disclosure Facility (LDF) with £363 million already paid in tax bills, according to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
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