Pay less tax

Will you lose out in tax credit cuts?

Tuesday, 25 August 2015 | Article

Familes who receive tax credits to supplement their income could find themselves more than £1,000 a year worse off following cuts to the welfare budget.

Government could merge income tax and national insurance

Thursday, 23 July 2015 | News

The government is reviewing the possibility of merging income tax and national insurance (NI) into a single tax to make things simpler for taxpayers.

Summer Budget 2015: Tax credits to be limited to two children

Wednesday, 08 July 2015 | News

State support provided to families through tax credits will now be limited to two children, which means that any further children born after April 2017 won’t be eligible for support.

Summer Budget 2015: Osborne raids investors' dividends

Wednesday, 08 July 2015 | News

Chancellor George Osborne will reform the way that UK investors' dividends are taxed, with high earners to pay more.

Summer Budget 2015: IHT threshold upped to £1m for couples

Wednesday, 08 July 2015 | News

The inheritance tax (IHT) threshold rise from £650,000 to £1 million for married couples passing on the family home was confirmed in today’s Budget.

Osborne set to raise IHT threshold to £1m for couples

Wednesday, 08 July 2015 | News

Inheritance tax (IHT) will only be payable on family homes worth £1 million or more, chancellor George Osborne has confirmed.

Can I gift half of my house to my child to cut inheritance tax?

Thursday, 25 June 2015 | Question and Answer

Thank you for your interesting question. It is good to hear that you are planning ahead and getting your affairs in order.

Tax rates, limits and allowances for 2015/16

Thursday, 16 April 2015 | Article

Income tax

The Personal Allowance - the amount of money you can earn each year without having to pay income tax: £10,600.

Tax rates, limits and allowances for 2015/16

Wednesday, 15 April 2015 | News

Now that the 2015/16 tax year has started, Moneywise has put together a handy list of all the new rates, limits and allowances that have come into force.

Five ethical ways to cut your tax bill

Wednesday, 01 April 2015 | Article

In February, HSBC was rocked by allegations that it helped some of its wealthiest clients avoid tax.