Video tutorials – tax

The end of the death tax

Video tutorial: The end of the death tax

Ed Bowsher looks at how the latest changes to the pension rules – the so-called ‘death tax’ – will affect you.

How to cut your tax bill

Video tutorial - how to cut your tax bill

Ed Bowsher looks at five different ways you could reduce your tax bill.

What are the share matching rules?

What are the share matching rules?

When it comes to selling shares, special tax rules apply that can trip up an unwary investor. Tim Bennett introduces HMRC’s share matching rules in this final video in the capital gains tax series.

How capital gains tax works

Video tutorial: How capital gains tax works

Before you sell an investment, you need to think about the tax on any profits you make. In this video, Tim Bennett introduces capital gains tax.

Why stamp duty should be scrapped

Video tutorial: Why stamp duty should be scrapped

In his last Budget, George Osborne tinkered with stamp duty. Tim Bennett explains why he would have preferred the chancellor to go a lot further.

Why does Starbucks pay so little tax?

Big, profitable companies can reduce their corporation tax bill to almost nothing. Tim Bennett explains how.

What is inheritance tax?

Video tutorial: what is inheritance tax?

Tim Bennett explains how inheritance tax works, and highlights the main ways you can reduce the bill.

Why the 'Tobin tax' will be a disaster

Tim Bennett looks at the proposed European financial transaction tax – AKA the ‘Tobin tax’ – and explains why it is a very bad idea.

Why you need an Isa

Video tutorial: why you need an ISA

Tim Bennett explains what an individual savings account (Isa) is and why it should form part of every investor’s portfolio.