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Personal tax

One week left to file late returns

There is one week left for 40 per cent tax rate payers or above to take part in the Tax Return Initiative.

Clegg to slam higher earners

Nick Clegg has insisted that people who earn over £50,000 should be subject to a higher tax rate.

Child benefit to be cut

This Autumn, households with one person earning over £50,000 will experience changes to claiming child benefit.

Tax change could 'hurt vulnerable'

Concession A19, which currently allows arrears to be written off, is under review to be tightened.

Caution ahead for tax avoidance schemes

Jim Oulton of Mayer Brown considers the position of a number of tax avoidance schemes.

DOTAS 'doesn't work'

Accountant Mike Kerridge has published a report arguing DOTAS 'doesn't work.'

Tax reliefs to change in April

From April 2013 there will be a cap on the amount of income tax relief that individuals can claim.

Britain's wealthiest bring in extra £500 million

The High Net Worth Unit (HNWU) - a special division of HMRC - has brought in £500 million in extra tax since it was set up three years ago.


Financial Times Guide to Personal Tax: new edition available

An updated edition of the FT Guide to Personal Tax is now available under the new name, the What Investment Guide to Personal Tax.

Taxpayers given one month to submit late returns

HMRC has warned thousands of higher rate taxpayers they have one month to submit their late tax returns.

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