Articles : Tax

Will you still get taxed in retirement?

Retirement has little effect on how you’re taxed, but it can seem complicated as you’re likely to have several sources of income

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How to read your payslip: National Insurance

When it comes to your payslip, it’s useful to understand the different deductions from your salary, such as National Insurance

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Why is making a will important?

If you don’t make plans on how you want to distribute your wealth once you’re gone, you may leave a host of problems behind

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How do your investments affect tax?

Most of us know about the tax we pay on our wages, but did you know that your investments can also impact how much tax you pay?

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How to read your payslip: tax codes

Your payslip can be difficult to get your head around, especially when it comes to understanding your tax code

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What does the Budget mean for you?

The Chancellor of the Exchequer presented his Autumn Budget to Parliament on 22 November 2017. Our Director of Policy Steve Webb explains five key things that you should takeaway

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Self-assessment: what is it and do you need to do it?

Getting your tax return information in order can help you to avoid any potential fines later on

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Are you paying too much tax?

Making sure you are on the right tax code will help you to avoid losing too much of your hard-earned money

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Living together in later life

More couples are choosing to cohabit rather than marry in later life, but there are financial implications in doing so

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Should you lend money to your children?

There are important factors to consider when providing financial support to children purchasing a property

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The benefits you might be entitled to

If you are struggling to make ends meet, it is worth checking to see whether you are entitled to any of the many benefits available

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Pension tax relief: how to get £35,000 of free money

Saving into a pension, and taking advantage of tax relief, can be extremely rewarding

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Should you take your debt more seriously?

Borrowing to make purchases can leave you paying the price long after you’ve forgotten what you bought

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Get more involved in your local community

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Can you leave a pension to your children?

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