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Cheaper tax on long-haul flights introduced

Wednesday, 01 April 2015 | News

Passengers travelling on flights of 4,000 miles or more will pay less in tax from 1 April 2015.

Budget 2015: Osborne clamps down on corporate tax evasion

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 | News

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne will introduce new measures designed to raise £3.1 billion in previously lost corporation tax.

Budget 2015: annual tax returns scrapped

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 | News

The government is to scrap self-assessment tax returns in a move that will please millions of individuals and small businesses forced to comply with the "time-consuming" tax return system.

Budget 2015: Savings tax to be scrapped

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 | News

Post-budget update: Osborne did announce a cut in savings tax - as predicted in the story below - but in the form of a personal savings allowance of £1,000 for basic-rate taxpayers, falling to £500 for higher-rate...

Is Labour to reintroduce 10p starting rate of income tax?

Monday, 16 March 2015 | News

Moneywise was recently offered the chance to sit down for a quick chat with Labour's Chris Leslie, Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury.

Five last-minute tax breaks

Thursday, 12 March 2015 | Article


One in three UK voters swayed by tax policies

Monday, 02 March 2015 | News

Tax policies will influence the voting decisions of 35% of Britons, with income tax topping the list of concerns.

Will we, or our children, have to pay IHT if we gift them our house?

Monday, 02 March 2015 | Question and Answer

Where a donor gives away legal title to an asset but retains an interest in it or continues to derive some benefit from the asset given away, the gift will be caught by the will rules on gifts with reservation.

HSBC and the art of the failed apology

Friday, 20 February 2015 | Blog | By Mark King
Saying sorry is simple enough.

How much cash can I give my sons without them paying tax?

Thursday, 12 February 2015 | Question and Answer

If you're planning to give a cash gift to your sons, there is nothing to stop you giving whatever amount you want.