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Budget 2016: Changes to the taxes we pay on goods and services

Wednesday, 16 March 2016 | News

From the introduction of a sugar tax, to increasing Insurance Premium Tax (IPT), and freezing fuel duty for the sixth year running, George Osborne announced an array of changes to the taxes we pay.

Budget 2016 predictions on pensions, Isas and tax

Friday, 11 March 2016 | News

With the Budget just a few days away Moneywise looks at what the experts are predicting. 

Are there any tax implications if I gift land to my son?

Tuesday, 23 February 2016 | News

I own a small field worth around £25,000. Am I able to give the land to my son? Would there be any tax implications?

Will we have to pay any tax if we gift a property to our Grandchildren?

Thursday, 18 February 2016 | Article

We would like to know what the tax implications of the gift would be. Also, how do we go about gifting it to them?

The love tax… is a little old thing, which we can pay together

Friday, 12 February 2016 | News

Whoever said that accountants lacked imagination? The image of George Osborne flying through the air armed only with a nappy and a bow and arrow certainly requires some sort of creative bravery.

Flood victims to avoid late tax return fines

Tuesday, 26 January 2016 | News

Tax payers hit by flooding won’t be fined if they’re late filing their self-assessment returns, after many homes and businesses were struck by bursting rivers in December.

3.2m tax returns outstanding: don't miss the deadline

Friday, 22 January 2016 | News

3.2 million people have yet to file their self-assessment tax return and with just over one week left and failure to do so resulting in a fine of up to £1,600, Moneywise explains what you need to know.

Autumn Statement 2015: tax rates and allowances for 2016/17

Wednesday, 25 November 2015 | News

George Osborne today confirmed the income tax allowance for 2015/16 will rise to £11,000, equivalent to £212 a week of tax-free earnings for all but the highest paid.

How can I give my son a tax-free gift of £50,000 towards his first home?

Tuesday, 10 November 2015 | Question and Answer

You don’t need to pay inheritance tax on up to £3,000 worth of gifts each tax year. This is called the ‘annual exemption’.

HMRC leaves taxpayers scratching their heads

Thursday, 05 November 2015 | News

Half of all telephone calls to HM Revenue and Customs go unanswered - meaning many people with questions about the complicated UK tax system are being left adrift.