Stamp duty cut helps 69,000 first-time buyers

Around 69,000 first-time buyers have benefited from the stamp duty exemption since its introduction in November 2017, according to statistics from HMRC. The government abolished stamp duty for most first-time buyers in Autumn Budget 2017 to help aspiring homeowners...

P60 deadline reminder

The final deadline for issuing employees with P60s for the 2017/18 tax year is 31 May 2018. Employers must give a P60 form to all employees who were working for them on the last day of the tax year (5 April). This could be on paper or online, through payroll software....

5 of the main tax changes

The 2018/19 tax year is upon us and a raft of new changes have come into force. Here's what to expect. Income tax The personal allowance has increased to £11,850 across the UK, and the higher rate threshold is increasing to £46,350 for England, Wales and Northern...

5 of the main tax changes

The 2018/19 tax year is upon us and a raft of new changes have come into force. Here's what to expect. Income tax The personal allowance has increased to £11,850 across the UK, and the higher rate threshold is increasing to £46,350 for England, Wales and Northern...