The deficit will kill the property bubble

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Politicians need more tax revenue – and there’s nowhere else to get it

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My husband and I would like to move to France for our retirement, but what would be the tax implications?
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The joyride of pension reform

Does the government have plans to mobilise pension savings for other purposes?

Generic views of the Houses of Parliament. For Katie Carnie, Austerity.
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Warning over pension tax loophole

MPs quiz minister over reforms

Limits on ‘short service’ pension refunds

Those moving jobs will take fund with them instead

‘No plans to bolster pension safeguards’

Guidance will be main weapon against mis-selling

London, England - April 25, 2011: A HM Revenue & Customs sign incised into the stone wall outside their offices in Whitehall, City of Westminster, London. HMRC (as HM Revenue & Customs is usually known) was formed in 2005 by merging the Inland Revenue with Her Majesty's Customs & Excise and is a non-ministerial Government department. The headquarters are at 100 Parliament Street, Whitehall, opposite to Parliament Square.

HMRC demands £250m in unpaid tax

First batch of notices prompt £25m in settlements

Labour ‘mansion tax’ to cost £250 a month

Charge on £2m-£3m properties revealed by shadow chancellor

BoE launches review after payments crash

Settlement system down for more than 9 hours

Mortgage rates set to fall further

The sudden slump in gilt yields has fed through to swaps

Annuity reforms will ‘restrict mortgages’

Lack of income will make it harder for older borrowers


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