Personal Tax

Pension tax relief measures will add to employer costs

The government’s decision to go ahead with plans to impose restrictions on pensions tax relief for higher earners will create administrative burdens for employers, it has been argued.

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Reform the tax system to 'rebalance' the economy

The UK’s tax regime requires a major overhaul if the economy is to be balanced and competitive.

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ISA changes receive muted welcome

The announcement in the Budget that the limits on ISA accounts are to rise in line with inflation has been met with a mixed reception.

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Budget 2010: an overview

“This will be a Budget to secure the recovery, tackle borrowing and invest in our industrial future” was how the Chancellor, Alistair Darling summed up the last Budget before the next general election.

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Budget 2010: business tax

The Chancellor had been offering some strong hints that the Budget would include measures to help smaller firms in particular.

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Budget 2010: personal tax

Perhaps the most eye-catching announcement of Alistair Darling’s 2010 Budget was the move to raise the stamp duty threshold for first-time buyers.

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HMRC issues update on incorrect PAYE codes

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has provided employers with more information on how the problem of a series of incorrect tax codes is being handled.

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Chancellor says Budget will not offer a 'giveaway'

Alistair Darling has said that the upcoming Budget won’t be delivering a pre-election giveaway.

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Employers to be allowed to issue electronic P60s

Employers will be able to issue P60s in electronic form from the end of the coming tax year, 2010/11.

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