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Dividends, directors and the holes in the government’s coronavirus furlough scheme
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UK Economy

Dividends, directors and the holes in the government’s coronavirus furlough scheme

By topping up a minimal salary with dividends, many owner/directors of small companies have fallen through the net when it comes to the government’s …
27 Apr 2020
Scotland is taxing itself to death
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Economy

Scotland is taxing itself to death

The authorities in Scotland are undermining the economy’s appeal. They had better watch out, says Matthew Lynn.
20 Oct 2019
One example of the madness of our inheritance tax rules
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Personal finance

One example of the madness of our inheritance tax rules

Our system of inheritance tax is needlessly complicated, says Merryn Somerset Webb. Here, she outlines one way in which the well-off could save over £…
14 Oct 2019
Labour’s plans for non-doms could prove costly for the UK
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Economy

Labour’s plans for non-doms could prove costly for the UK

The Labour Party has said that in its first Budget it would abolish non-domiciled status. But non-doms do pay tax, and they do have a choice where the…
24 Sep 2019
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Don’t forget income tax when drawing your pension
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Pensions

Don’t forget income tax when drawing your pension

Many people have not understood the tax implications of drawing down their money, meaning that savers withdrawing pension cash are handing over millio…
16 Nov 2018
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You shouldn’t be paying tax on your investments
Tax

You shouldn’t be paying tax on your investments

You don't need to hire the best accountants to protect your investments from the taxman. You can do it yourself, says John Stepek. Here's how.
11 Jul 2012