Average bills for a Band D home could go up by £70 a year to £1,820 after the government gave fresh powers to raise rates to councils
Moneywise editor Rachel Rickard Straus talks to Dominic Frisby, author of "Daylight robbery: how tax shaped our past and will change our future"
With the biggest majority since 2005, and the highest number of Tory MPs since the 1980s, Boris Johnson could use the next five years to push through some radical, and not necessarily popular, policies
The findings underline the importance of always checking your tax statement for the year.
The fall in agreements raises concerns that HMRC is becoming increasingly reluctant to let tax evaders come in from the cold and settle their affairs.
As Winston Churchill once said: “There is no such thing as a good tax.” My accountant says I should pay my tax with a smile. I tell him I’d love to, but the Revenue insists on money. It’s so unfair.
More than 2,000 taxpayers used Christmas Day to file their returns last year but HMRC has warned against leaving it to the final few weeks before the 31 January deadline
Pensioners clawed back an average £3,000 each – a record £54 million – from the taxman in the three months to September after they were overcharged on their withdrawals
Doctors are retiring earlier than planned to avoid pension tax bills of tens of thousands of pounds, according to new data