Newsroom

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Actor Rupert Grint is contesting a tribunal ruling that has denied him a tax refund worth £1 million. The challenge against a previous tribunal's decision in 2016 to back HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) in its decision to refuse him a change of...
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The difference in the level of tax paid by higher earners in Scotland and those living elsewhere in the UK has been increased by the Scottish Budget. Finance Secretary Derek Mackay declared that "now is not the time" to cut taxes for the better off...
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People living in Scotland on higher incomes have been advised to take advantage of the tax breaks available to them to counterbalance the decision to freeze the thresholds for intermediate, higher and top rates of tax. NFU Mutual said this decision makes it...
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The boss of a Bolton-based construction supplies firm has been disqualified from acting as a company director for seven years for his failure to declare all his company's tax liabilities. Roman Bogdan Piotrowski became the sole Director of RBT Dryliners...
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The rate of pay growth in the UK has risen to 3.3%, but this may not have a huge impact on income tax receipts, as analysis by the Resolution Foundation has revealed increases have been concentrated at the bottom end of the labour market. Responding to the...
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Most former Scottish Life policyholders whose policies came with guaranteed annuity rates have accepted a deal offered by Royal London that will see their annuity being exchanged for a pension uplift. Nearly 15,000 ex-policyholders responded to the proposal...
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The Scottish government is reportedly set to abandon plans for a new business rates surcharge levied on online firms, such as Amazon and out-of-town retailers. According to the Daily Telegraph, the 'Amazon tax' plans have been badly received by the...
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The government has announced a consultation into so-called 'pension superfunds', which would offer larger-scale alternatives to the smaller defined benefit (DB) funds that most employers currently rely on. The superfunds are created when DB funds are...
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The "tinkering" with tax rates that the new finance bill represents threatens to undermine the UK's international business competitiveness, the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIoT) has warned. It believes that "left field"...
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Around half a million Britons living in the EU could end up having their pensions frozen in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the government has warned. The Department for Exiting the European Union has published an 11-page document on government plans to help...