Pay less tax

Income boosting tax breaks put on hold in run up to general election

Tuesday, 09 May 2017 | News

Two new income tax allowances that aim to simplify the tax affairs of so-called ‘micro-entrepreneurs’ have been put on hold in the run up to the general election.

Small business owners urged to check tax relief eligibility

Friday, 28 April 2017 | News

Small business owners could be missing out on thousands of pounds of unclaimed tax relief and are being encouraged to check whether they can claim with their commercial property.

How to cut your income tax bill on earnings from £10,000 to £200,000

Thursday, 03 November 2016 | Article

Most of us pay tax on everything from our income and company benefits to our weekly shopping and holidays.

How to find an accountant in 2016

Thursday, 08 September 2016 | Article

With the 31 October deadline looming for filing paper tax returns and the online deadline just three months later, it’s time to sort out your finances.

Will I have to pay capital gains tax if my mother gifts properties to me?

Monday, 11 July 2016 | Question and Answer

There is no capital gains tax on death, so your mother would have inherited the full value of your father’s share.

EU Referendum: Chancellor says taxes likely to rise

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 | News

Chancellor George Osborne has confirmed he “absolutely” expects taxes to rise later this year, as a result of the UK’s decision to vote to leave the European Union.

For the Queen's 90th birthday: Four royal tax facts

Friday, 10 June 2016 | News

The Queen is a lucky woman. Not only does she enjoy a reported fortune of about £270m, but she also gets two birthdays a year! And this weekend will see the climax of months of events to celebrate her 90th.

It's tax freedom day: get your finances in order

Friday, 03 June 2016 | News

UK taxpayers have today worked enough since 1 January 2016 to effectively clear their annual tax bill and start earning for themselves. 

Can you explain the tax rules on making gifts to members of my family?

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 | Question and Answer

The inheritance tax rules differ depending on who is receiving the money. Gifts to your spouse or civil partner are free of IHT regardless of how much you give.

I'd like to give my mum my old flat but will I get a tax bill if she sells up?

Tuesday, 17 May 2016 | Question and Answer

Assuming you lived in your flat as your main residence and weren’t absent from the flat for large periods and didn’t use any part of your flat exclusively for business purposes, then you are likely to qualify for principal...