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Business Perks from work: tax benefits

Here, we go through the common queries about how much employers and employees alike stand to gain in tax benefits.

Personal Balls to launch pension raid

Labour has announced its decision to increase the tax on pensions of the wealthy in a bid to tackle unemployment.

Q&A What does auto-enrolment mean for me?

Auto-enrolment was officially launched last Monday and means that the government is making employers automatically enrol its employees into a company pension scheme if they are not already involved

Personal The inheritance tax waltz

Avoiding the sting of inheritance tax can be mitigated through careful planning

Personal Budget 2012 - Ossie clobbers OAPs

The coalition risks incurring the wrath of the 'grey lobby' over what has been dubbed as the 'granny tax'.

Updates Tax changes for 2011–12: Savings and investments

The individual savings account (ISA) limit increases to £10,680 (£5,340 for the cash ISA) from 6 April 2011.

Updates Tax changes for 2011–12: Reliefs

The lifetime limit for pension benefits and savings remains at £1.8 million in 2011–12 but will be reduced to £1.5 million for 2012–13.