The annual allowance that has wreaked havoc in the NHS has spread to the armed forces – and is a perfect example of how higher taxes can actually reduce the amount of tax collected.
Inheritance tax – Britain’s most detested tax – is set for an overhaul.
Our probable new prime minister wants to scrap the levy on sugary drinks introduced by some of his predecessors. Would that be a good move?
Why not abolish inheritance tax and replace it with a gift tax on the recipients of unearned cash – wherever it comes from?
The higher rate of stamp duty on second properties comes with several exceptions, says Sarah Moore. Here’s what they are.
NHS doctors are responding to the perverse financial incentives of the pension contributions annual allowance scheme by just not doing any extra work. The system needs fixing. And not just for doctors.
Both candidates for the Tory Party leadership could squander the fiscal restraint of the past few years. Emily Hohler reports.
There is much to agree with in Labour’s report on land reform. But any new proposals will inevitably will just add another layer of tax and bureaucracy on top of an already unmanageable system.
Many people may be missing out on future state pension benefits because they’re unaware of grandparents allowances that reward them for caring for young children.
I used to think the lifetime pension savings allowance was a terrible idea, says Merryn Somerset Webb. I’ve changed my mind on that. But there are some things about the pensions system that I will never agree with.
The real risk to your finances is not Brexit, says Merryn Somerset Webb, it’s that the mismanagement of Brexit could lead to a Corbyn government. So how do you prepare?