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Tax Relief

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Personal Summary of main changes to Personal Tax Rules 2010-11

In 2010–11, public finances continue to be dominated by the aftermath of the global financial crisis and recession, with a pressing need to cut government borrowing.

Business The Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) - A guide

In a widely welcomed move, the previous government had doubled the annual investment allowance (AIA) from £50,000 to £100,000.

Q&A Claiming tax relief

When running your own business from home there are a number of items you can claim tax relief for. It is important to claim all tax reliefs in order to maximise your income.

Personal The rules on travel and subsistence expenses when you are employed

You can claim tax relief for travel costs, for example fares, you incur making business journeys.

Updates Favourable tax rules for Furnished Holiday Lettings to continue

The tax relief rules governing Furnished Holiday Lettings which were due to be withdrawn from 6 April 2010 have been retained.

Personal Six tax tips for pensioners

Six ways to make the most of the pensions tax relief rules ahead of the year end.

Business Green tax breaks for UK businesses

A brief overview of tax breaks and green loans on offer to UK businesses from Paul Webb, partner at small business tax specialist Robert James Partnership.

Business No Tax Relief for VCTs

Managers of Venture Capital Trusts (VCTs) were disappointed that the Pre-Budget Report failed to spell out future plans for the tax reliefs the trusts currently enjoy.