Personal tax

Self-employed NICs rise dropped

Plans to increase national insurance contributions for the self-employed have been dropped.

Reminder: residence nil-rate band from April

The residence nil-rate band is coming into effect from 6 April 2017.

Making the most of the pension annual allowance

People carrying forward any unused pensions allowance from the 2013/14 tax year must do so before 6 April 2017.

Online tax return deadline reminder

The deadline to submit your online tax return is no later than midnight on 31 January 2017.

New bereavement payment announced

An updated bereavement support payment will be introduced from 6 April 2017.

Higher earners failing to claim tax relief

Higher-rate taxpayers who do not submit a tax return could be overpaying tax.

Younger generations set to inherit more than predecessors

Younger people are likely to inherit more wealth than their predecessors in previous generations.

Stamp duty viewed as barrier by first-time buyers

Two thirds of aspiring homeowners would be more likely to purchase a home if they didn’t have to pay stamp duty.

Tax-free childcare gives small boost to parental employment

Plans to double parents' entitlement to tax-free childcare will have a small impact on parental working patterns.

Self-assessment (PAYE) deadline reminder

Those who want to pay their self-assessment tax bill through their PAYE tax code must file their return online by 30 December. Find out if you are eligible.

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