Personal tax

Tax credit overpayment change introduced

07 Apr 16

A number of changes relating to the way that tax credit overpayments are dealt with have come into force from 6 April 2016.

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Many grandparents planning on passing inheritance to grandchildren

23 Mar 16

70% of grandparents are planning on leaving an inheritance to their grandchildren, while 55% will ring fence the money to ensure it is passed on, according to research by SunLife.

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Stamp duty tax changes concern for joint buyers

23 Feb 16

The 3% higher rate stamp duty land tax on second homes and buy-to-lets coming into effect 1 April 2016 could adversely impact parents buying jointly with their children to help them into the housing market.

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Personal savings allowance difficult to understand

19 Feb 16

Taxpayers will have difficulty understanding the tax-free savings allowance which is being introduced from 6 April 2016, according to the Low Incomes Tax Reform Group.

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Peer-to-peer lending at record high in 2015

08 Feb 16

Peer-to-peer lending growth reached more than £2.2 billion in 2015, according to figures by Peer-to-Peer Finance Association.

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