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Changes to Tax Relief for Pension Contributions?

March 2, 2016
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After several years of speculation, according to a recent BT Home article, fears are growing that Chancellor George Osborne is finally poised to take away higher-rate tax relief for pension contributions. If this is the case, then the vital cut-off date for investors could well be […]

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Seven suggestions made to the government during the consultation on pension taxation

February 4, 2016
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The Government has recently finished a consultation looking at how pension taxation could work in the future. The Chancellor, George Osborne, has said that he expects to reveal the findings and the direction he is going to take during the March Budget. But is there any way to […]

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Pension tax changes: Should you pay more before relief rates are curtailed?

February 4, 2016
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Given recent comment from George Osborne, and mentions of the same during the Autumn Statement, it appears as though pension tax is set for a shake-up in 2016. With that in mind, there appears to be a potential opportunity for higher-rate taxpayers to make the most […]

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Personal Finance Changes 2016

Six personal finance changes to look out for in 2016

January 4, 2016
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The changes to personal finance legislation and policy in 2016 will keep on coming thick and fast throughout the year. For those of you eager to learn more about the changes already announced for the coming twelve months, we’ve highlighted six changes below, which may impact you […]

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Car sharing deserves better tax incentives

October 7, 2015
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A recent report, ‘On the Move’, published by Policy Exchange Think-Tank researchers, explores ideas and policy proposals on how to create a more mobile workforce. One of the key policy ideas in the Report is about offering tax benefits to commuters who use ride-sharing schemes and […]

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Will dividend tax keep rising?

September 11, 2015
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The Treasury revealed in July that the dividend tax credit would be replaced with a new tax-free allowance of £5,000 of dividend income for all taxpayers, which takes effect from April 2016. The Chancellor said at the time that the move would “simplify the taxation of […]

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Tax Year End Approaches: 5 Things to do Before April

January 9, 2015
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The 5th April might seem a little way off yet, but the end of the tax year always seems to arrive faster than we think! For financial planning, the end of the tax year is important for a variety of reasons and so, before we hit the deadline […]

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