Merryn Somerset Webb explains why the brakes may be put on the housing market rather sooner than many people think.
Articles written by Merryn Somerset Webb
Why should central bankers have the power to insist on social and economic change, asks Merryn Somerset Webb.
We’re finally starting to get an idea of just how much income in Britain goes un-taxed.
We get so caught up in fiddling with our a tax system. But as this simple idea for reforming inheritance tax shows, all we really need to do is simplify it.
Inheritance tax is unpopular with many readers – so here’s a novel solution to getting rid of it altogether.
The creation of the merged Isa was great news. Now the providers need to come up with one – the sooner the better.
Whether or not to tax small, inherited businesses is up for debate. But Germany has one solution that could please everybody.
Merryn Somerset Webb’s proposed changes to inheritance tax have proved divisive. Here, she explains why the objections are groundless.
Is there any reason for you to switch your pension from a defined benefit to a defined contribution scheme? Merryn Somerset Webb investigates.
Merryn Somerset Webb explains how you could avoid paying tax on your estate – and earn yourself a nice long-term income at the same time.