A radical change to the way we tax wealth could benefit us all, says David C Stevenson.
With couples who get split often ending up worse off in retirement, pensions have become an increasingly important element of divorce settlements, especially for older couples who may have less time to build up new savings.
The student loans system is systematically flawed. We should call a spade a spade, says Merryn Somerset Webb, and make it a tax.
AJ Bell is the latest mainstream broker to introduce a stocks and shares lifetime individual savings account (Lisa), It becomes the fourth investment platform to launch a Lisa, after Hargreaves Lansdown, Nutmeg and The Share Centre.
Inheritance tax (IHT) is a 40% tax payable on whatever you leave behind for your heirs when you die, on estates above a certain value. But there are plenty of straightforward ways to minimise your potential liability.
Pension taxation can be a complicated area, with tax relief, the money purchase annual allowance and lifetime allowances, for example. Ruth Jackson explains it all.
A controversial court case starting next month could force HM Revenue & Customs to pay tens of billions of pounds in tax refunds to big businesses. Alex Rankine reports.
The highest tax-band is 45%. But as Ruth Jackson explains, there is, in fact, a secret band that’s substantially higher than that.
Investing in companies that qualify for business property relief can reduce costs when your estate is passed on. Richard Beddard selects seven of the best.
Tax-hungry politicians like to target the rich. But defining who qualifies as rich is tricky, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Ruth Jackson explains why it is important to make sure the tax man has you on the right tax code.