Personal tax

Total cash payments down by 11%

Cash represented almost half of all payments made in 2016.

Older women ‘worse off’ from state pension age change

Women aged between 60 and 62 are £32 per week poorer after pension age changes.

Stamp duty payments reach £8.3bn

Stamp duty payments reached a total £8.3 billion in 2016, up from £7.1 billion in 2015.

HMRC overtaxing savers on pension withdrawals

As many as 200,000 savers may have paid too much tax on one-off withdrawals.

Adults ‘overestimate retirement discounts’

Many adults may be overestimating the perks they receive to make their retirement more affordable.

Customers urged to renew tax credits

If you haven't done so already, you need to renew your tax credits by 31 July 2017 or risk having payments stopped.

Will laws should be “modernised”

The Law Commission has proposed significant changes to bring wills into the modern era.

Tax credits renewal deadline

The deadline to renew your tax credits, including child tax credits and working tax credits, is 31 July 2017.

Self-employed value sick pay over other benefits

Self-employed people would prefer to receive sick pay over any other statutory benefit.

Landlords hit by mortgage interest relief changes

Landlords with a single property could be pushed into a higher tax bracket due to changes to mortgage interest relief.

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