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Pensions tax trap

Savers risk a £300 fine and further daily penalties if they dip into an old retirement pot and fail to tell their current pension provider

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GDP expectations

U.K. manufacturing slumped in April as the boost from Brexit stockpiling evaporated and car factories halted work, boding ill for the economy in the second

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Rising inflation

Rising prices for food and alcohol pushed inflation higher in February, the latest official figures show. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose to 1.9% last

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Lifetime allowance

Individuals who are, or are likely to be, affected by the reduction in the lifetime allowance from £1.25 million to £1 million which applied from

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UK house prices fall

House prices are now lower than they were a year ago for properties being put up for sale, according to new research. The average asking

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Stealth tax on landlords

Local authorities will collect a whopping £79million from 77,000 landlords this month as new licensing rules come into effect. HMO licensing – which stands for

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OTS IHT REVIEW

The OTS has issued its formal IHT review call for evidence. Back in mid-January the Chancellor wrote to the Office for Tax Simplification (OTS) asking

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