Pay less tax

Five last-minute tips for filing your online tax return

Tuesday, 21 January 2014 | News

The deadline for filing your online self-assessment tax return for additional income received in the 2012/13 tax year (and paying what you owe) is 31 January 2014. 

Top 10 'oddest excuses' for sending in a late tax return

Monday, 26 January 2015 | News

The deadline for filling in - and paying - your online tax return is looming yet people come up with the most bizarre excuses for not paying it on time, according to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Autumn Statement 2013: fuel duty frozen in 2014

Friday, 06 December 2013 | News

Among the many tax tweaks unveiled during George Osborne’s Autumn Statement, the biggest cheer was reserved for the chancellor's announcement on fuel duty.

Marriage tax break to launch in 2015

Monday, 30 September 2013 | News

Married spouses will be able to transfer up to £1,000 of their tax allowance to their spouse from April 2015, which could bring about a saving of £200 a year, Prime Minister David Cameron has announced.

More families set to benefit from tax-free childcare

Monday, 05 August 2013 | News

Parents on maternity and paternity leave will be eligible to receive tax-free Childcare Vouchers under the new childcare scheme, the government has announced.

Are you eligible for a tax reduction?

Thursday, 18 July 2013 | News

Self-employed people, buy-to-let investors and anyone else who has to complete a self-assessment form to pay their tax could reduce the amount due on 31 July if their income fell in the 2012/13 tax year.

Are you on the right tax code?

Monday, 08 July 2013 | Question and Answer

Frances believes that she has been paying 40% tax when she shouldn't have been and HMRC has put her on the wrong code because she is earning income from an enhanced annuity.

Pensioners should pay more tax

Thursday, 25 April 2013 | News

Pensioners should pay more tax to "share the pain of deficit reduction", according to a leading think tank.   

Seven tips for beating the tax year deadline

Tuesday, 02 April 2013 | Article

It is human nature to leave important decisions to the last minute and with the 5 April tax year deadline just days away, it is decision time for investors contemplating a contribution to an ISA, pension or investment into...

Changes for the new tax year

Tuesday, 02 April 2013 | Article

Personal allowance