Higher property taxes could put the dampeners on London’s rising housing market, says Merryn Somerset Webb
Merryn Somerset Webb’s proposed changes to inheritance tax have proved divisive. Here, she explains why the objections are groundless.
The debate over whether to scrap inheritance tax has gathered pace.
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.
Those who earn their money shouldn’t have to pay more tax than those who inherit it, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Changes to Isas and pensions have hogged the headlines. Matthew Partridge runs through some over areas you may have missed.
With spring arriving, tax may be the last thing on your mind. However, with a bit of thoughtful and intelligent planning you can make sure you don’t end up paying more tax than you have to. Matthew Partridge looks at the best ways to save tax-free.
Tomorrow’s Budget will be George Osborne’s last before the general election. Ed Bowsher looks at what we might hear from the chancellor.
Our leaders – both elected and non-elected – are planning to have a go at the personal finances of anyone they consider to be even vaguely rich.
The total cost of a private education at day school for two children comes in at £400,000 Here, Merryn Somerset Webb explains how to pay school fees in the most tax-efficient manner.
Ed Bowsher makes his best guesses on what we are likely to hear in George Osborne’s Autumn Statement.
While it’s getting ever harder to avoid paying inheritance tax, Merryn Somerset Webb explains why most of us don’t need to worry.
The key to successful investing is to minimise your costs. Here are a few pointers to help you keep your tax bill to a minimum.
A land value tax is not just an excellent tax, it is the best tax possible, says Merryn Somerset Webb. But only if it is the only tax in town.
Rising inheritance tax has caused a stir among home-owners. Merryn Somerset Webb explains what you can do to cut down the bill.