Parents slow to embrace tax-free childcare

More than 91,000 families in the UK took advantage of tax-free childcare in December 2018, the latest government statistics have revealed. Tax-free childcare provides help with childcare costs for working parents who earn more than £120 a week and less than £100,000 a...

Have you used your ISA allowance this year?

With seven weeks to go before the end of the 2018/19 tax year, now is a good time to look at the way your savings are arranged, and make sure they're as efficient as they can be. You can save or invest up to £20,000 in an ISA in 2018/19 and 2019/20 without paying tax...

The risks of a tax investigation

Humans are bad at assessing risk. We're terrified of plane crashes or being bitten by a poisonous snake, but relaxed about things that are statistically more likely to harm us. The likelihood of HMRC investigating your business's tax affairs seems to be a particularly...

Govt. proposes new stamp duty surcharge

The Government is consulting on a new stamp duty surcharge for homebuyers who are not resident in the UK. Ministers have said they recognise the domino effect caused by non-UK residents purchasing homes and driving house prices up for buyers in England and Northern...