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    1. April 13, 2012

      How to use the tax rules to your advantage

      Wealthy individuals can still rely on simple tax planning measures to maximise their income and investment returns,...

    2. April 9, 2012

      Pensioners attack call for ‘granny tax 2’

      Ministers are preparing for a fresh row over pensions after a Treasury adviser recommended taxing the state pension at...

    1. March 23, 2012

      Your Budget questions answered

      Child benefit I have two children, both aged under 16, and my partner’s income falls in the £50,000 to £60,000 bracket...

    2. March 23, 2012

      High earners seek tax-saving strategies

      Taxpayers are rethinking their income arrangements in an attempt to stay on the right side of new tax thresholds and...

    3. March 21, 2012

      Osborne tackles ‘morally repugnant’ tax abuses

      George Osborne stepped up the assault on “morally repugnant” tax abuses by announcing a general anti-avoidance rule and...

    4. March 21, 2012

      Q&A: What the Budget means for you

      To explain the details of the measures and what it will mean for you and your pocket, John Whiting, tax policy director...

    5. March 21, 2012

      What the Budget means for you

      To explain the details of the measures and what it will mean for you and your pocket, John Whiting, tax policy director...

    6. February 28, 2012

      Plan to ease burden on small businesses

      Small businesses should be allowed to file accounts based on their receipts and expenses rather than general accepted...

    7. March 21, 2011

      Q&A: What the Budget means for you

      To explain the details of the Budget and what it means for you, John Whiting, tax policy director of the Chartered...

    8. October 20, 2010

      What the spending review means for you

      The UK’s “age of austerity” begins in earnest now chancellor George Osborne’s has announced the government’s four-year...

    9. August 19, 2010

      Quest to make wealthy ‘pay fair share’

      A radical proposal for a new defence against tax avoidance received added impetus this week when Nick Clegg said the...

    10. July 20, 2010

      Osborne launches unit to simplify tax system

      George Osborne, the chancellor, has launched an independent office to look at simplifying the “spaghetti bowl” of the...

    11. June 21, 2010

      What the emergency budget report means for you

      Chancellor Rt Hon. George Osborne delivered one of the harshest and most controversial budgets in history this week,...

    12. May 29, 2010

      Property owners face curbs on 'flipping' second homes

      Second-home owners should be braced for curbs on "flipping", according to tax experts who said the rules deciding which...

    13. May 7, 2010

      Solicitors step into appeal on legal privilege for accountants

      A drive by accountants to win legal privilege over confidential documents has provoked the Law Society to intervene in...

    14. April 3, 2010

      Call to rethink draft law on tax advisers

      Charities asking donors to sign a gift aid form could be caught out by "absurd" draft legislation designed to crack...

    15. March 25, 2010

      Q&A: What the Budget means for you

      Better-than-expected public finances last month gave Alistair Darling more room for some pre-election sweeteners in...

    16. March 25, 2010

      Belize move highlights tax co-operation

      The UK is close to signing information-sharing agreements with three offshore jurisdictions in the latest sign of...

    17. February 26, 2010

      Why is taxman charging me interest?

      I have been charged more than £100 in interest by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), despite filing my tax return – and...

    18. January 21, 2010

      No job for those seeking a quiet life

      Time has certainly not been kind to the tax profession. Accusations of injustice, complexity, or just plain tedium have...

    19. December 9, 2009

      What the pre-Budget report means for you

      A widely expected tax on bankers’ bonuses as part of an onslaught on the wealthy has been announced by the Chancellor,...

    20. October 15, 2009

      Ruling denies accountants legal status

      An attempt to extend legal privilege to accountants was rebuffed on Wednesday in a ruling that confirmed their...

    21. July 10, 2009

      Tax 'name and shame' threatens non-evaders

      Plans to "name and shame" tax evaders might end up hitting businesses embroiled in technical disputes, according to...

    22. July 9, 2009

      Tax ‘name and shame’ may hit non-evaders

      Plans to “name and shame” tax evaders might end up hitting businesses embroiled in technical disputes, according to...

    23. June 8, 2009

      Revenue efficiency drive blamed for delays

      Taxpayers are waiting up to three months for repayments of overpaid tax, as frustration mounts over errors and delays...

    24. June 5, 2009

      Be reasonable

      Advisers say the key to making successful and straightforward expense claims is keeping clean and detailed records of...

    25. June 5, 2009

      Be reasonable

      Advisers say the key to making successful and straightforward expense claims is keeping clean and detailed records of...

    26. April 25, 2009

      Top rate tax rise to hit from next week

      Thousands of highly paid lawyers, accountants and other professionals will be hit by the new 50 per cent rate of income...

    27. April 24, 2009

      Top tax rate starts next week for some

      Thousands of highly paid lawyers, accountants and other professionals will be hit by the new 50 per cent rate of income...

    28. April 23, 2009

      What the Budget means for you

      High earners were dealt a double blow in Alistair Darling’s Budget, which raised the highest rate of income tax to 50...

    29. April 21, 2009

      Budget calculator

      What does the Budget mean for your finances? Find out from 4pm, as our Budget calculator from KPMG goes live. See how...

    30. March 7, 2009

      Don't pay tax on investment losses

      Investors who have lost money in the past year could find themselves paying too much tax this year, writes Elaine...

    31. March 6, 2009

      Don’t pay tax on investment losses

      Investors who have lost money in the past year could find themselves paying too much tax this year. Higher rate...

    32. February 27, 2009

      Introverts do not have to fight shy of company bonding

      John Whiting has risen to the rank of tax partner at PwC and takes part in regular TV broadcasts on financial matters,...

    33. February 26, 2009

      Bashful in business

      John Whiting has risen to the rank of tax partner at PwC and takes part in regular TV broadcasts on financial matters,...

    34. January 24, 2009

      Last-minute tax rush can cause slip-ups

      The annual adverts from HMRC telling taxpayers to file self-assessment returns before the January 31 deadline, or risk...

    35. January 23, 2009

      Last-minute tax rush can cause slip-ups

      The annual adverts from HMRC telling taxpayers to file self-assessment returns before the January 31 deadline, or risk...

    36. January 9, 2009

      Get interest gross

      Many pensioners and low-income savers can already avoid tax on interest by filling in an R85 form with their bank or...

    37. November 29, 2008

      Salary sacrifice schemes deflect impact of NI rises

      Workplace pension arrangements that save on National Insurance (NI) are set to become more attractive as a result of...

    38. November 28, 2008

      Salary sacrifice schemes deflect impact of NI rises

      Workplace pension arrangements that save on National Insurance (NI) are set to become more attractive as a result of NI...

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