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Brits paying £530m more than they should in inheritance tax

Monday, 21 July 2014 | News

By not placing life insurance payouts 'under trust', Brits are forking out an extra £530 million a year in inheritance tax (IHT) needlessly.

£4bn wasted despite it being 'Tax Freedom' day

Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | News

Today may mark Tax Freedom Day - the point at which you've earned enough income to pay off your annual tax burden - but Brits are still handing over £4 billion in tax more than they need to.

Why Gary Barlow has done nothing wrong

Monday, 12 May 2014 | News

A leading tax expert has described the furore over Gary Barlow's tax affairs as "misplaced and morphing into a witch hunt".

MPs concerned by plans to raid taxpayer bank accounts

Friday, 09 May 2014 | News

The taxman could soon be given the power to raid your bank account or savings for any tax you fail to pay.

Inheritance tax threshold could rise to £1m

Monday, 24 March 2014 | News

David Cameron has suggested a Conservative government would increase the inheritance tax threshold from £325,000 to nearer £1 million.

Why will my children be taxed 55% when I die?

Monday, 17 March 2014 | Question and Answer

The death benefits from a pension vary depending on how the plan has been used.

Charity flooded by calls for help with council tax arrears

Thursday, 13 March 2014 | News

National debt charity StepChange saw a massive 77% increase in the number of people needing help due to council tax arrears last year.

How to pay less income tax

Monday, 10 March 2014 | Article

While most of us are comfortable with our moral obligation to pay tax, there's no need for us to pay more than we should.

South East pays more IHT than the rest of the UK

Friday, 21 February 2014 | News

Half of all inheritance tax (IHT) paid in the UK stems from London and the south east, analysis reveals.

700,000 face fines for late tax returns

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 | News

More than 700,000 people face being fined for failing to submit their tax return on time.