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10 tax changes you need to know for 2019

The start of a new tax year is the perfect time to spring-clean your finances. Check out these tax changes to see whether you’ll be better or worse off in the year ahead

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Brits paying record levels of inheritance tax says HMRC, but it can be avoided if you know how

Wednesday, 24 April 2019 | News

Brits are paying more inheritance tax than ever before, according to the latest figures from HMRC.

Inheritance tax: how much you can gift

Tuesday, 23 April 2019 | Article

Everyone is allowed to give away money every year with that amount immediately leaving their estate and no longer being liable for inheritance tax.

Free 'digital skills' lessons for all adults to be offered by the government

Tuesday, 23 April 2019 | News

Everyone over the age of 19 could soon be entitled to free ‘digital skills’ courses from the government in a bid to improve the nation’s computer literacy. 

NS&I bond changes could cause higher-rate taxpayers to breach personal savings allowance

Wednesday, 17 April 2019 | News

Changes to NS&I's three-year Guaranteed Growth Bond, paying 1.95% interest, could see higher-rate taxpayers breach the personal savings allowance. 

Money lessons in action

Tuesday, 16 April 2019 | Article

Rachel Rickard Straus finds out what pupils learnt in a MyBnk workshop

Employment at record high while wages rise at fastest pace in a decade despite Brexit

Tuesday, 16 April 2019 | News

Employment has reached a record high while wages are rising at their fastest pace in a decade, despite ongoing Brexit uncertainty.

New 'no-fault divorce' to reduce emotional and financial headaches when marriages end announced

Tuesday, 09 April 2019 | News

Divorcing couples will no longer have to blame one another for the breakdown of their marriage or face a lengthy wait before they can legally separate.

"Grandpa is our answer to the cost of childcare": Moneywise readers best comments and letters in April 2019

Tuesday, 09 April 2019 | Article

Each month we publish the best comments, emails and letters from our readers the star of which will win a £50 M&S giftcard. Here are the best of March 2019

300,000 workers to get payslips for the first time as government urges employees to check they're being paid enough

Monday, 08 April 2019 | News

Nearly 300,000 workers will get payslips for the first time starting from this week under new plans from the government.

Is any taxed owed on my parents’ gift to me?

Friday, 05 April 2019 | Question and Answer

Neither of you will have to pay any tax right away on this gift – but there could be inheritance tax (IHT) implications further down the line.