Personal tax

Home improvements favoured over moving

19 Sep 16

Planning on selling your property? 59% of homeowners think that making improvements to their current home is a better option than trying to move up the housing ladder.

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Record number of property sales exceed IHT nil-rate band

07 Sep 16

A record proportion of properties sold in 2016 to date exceeded the inheritance tax (IHT) nil-rate band limit of £325,000.

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ISA investments at record high

30 Aug 16

£80 billion was subscribed to ISA accounts during the 2015/16 tax year, according to figures released by HMRC.

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Faster tax repayments through personal tax account

26 Aug 16

Taxpayers can now receive tax repayments directly from HMRC using their online personal tax account.

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Reminder: changes to interest rates on late payments

18 Aug 16

Late payment and repayment interest rates charged for the main taxes and duties will change on 23 August 2016.

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