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Higher rate tax payers may channel more money into their pension savings in a bid to avoid losing out on child benefit payments when new rules come into force next year.
One in four higher rate tax payers say they do not contribute to a pension scheme, despite the tax reliefs available, research from Prudential has found.
Half a million people who have yet to file their 2010/11 tax returns will begin to receive additional penalty letters from next week, HMRC has announced.
HMRC is to spend £34 million over the next two years to hire more staff and reach call centre targets two years earlier than planned.
Electricians who have failed to pay the correct amount of tax have just one week to pay any tax owed and take advantage of more lenient payment terms from HMRC.
Small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) hiring self-employed contractors are being warned about the risk of avoiding their tax obligations.
The self-employed could face difficulties accessing state benefits from next year if draft regulations regarding the new Universal Credit system go ahead, tax advisers have warned.
UK firms gave more than £200 million worth of free shares to employees last year, according to an annual survey by IFS.
Higher rate taxpayers are being given the opportunity to come forward and submit any outstanding tax returns with HMRC as it launches a new time-limited campaign.
New guidance on the tax implications for companies offering paid healthcare for their employees has been published.
The Government has launched a consultation on a new general anti-abuse rule (GAAR) designed to tackle what it terms 'artificial and abusive tax avoidance schemes'.
Stamp duty tax could be scrapped in Scotland, after the Scottish Government announced its intentions to overhaul the taxation system.
HMRC has launched six new taskforces with the aim of recovering up to £23 million from traders who fail to pay the taxes they owe.
HMRC workers have voted in favour of strike action in dispute over job cuts and privatisation, says the Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS).
Chancellor George Osborne has dropped plans to limit the amount of tax relief on charitable giving, after listening to the concerns of charities.
A new online tax calculator enabling individuals to work out how much tax they pay, and how the Government spends it, has been launched by HMRC.
First time buyers in Scotland purchased higher priced property in the first quarter of 2012 as a result of taking advantage of the stamp duty concession, the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) has said.
HMRC is to improve the quality of its contact processes and provide extra support for those who have suffered bereavement from this month, it has confirmed.
The average standard VAT rates in the European Union's 27 countries have risen dramatically since 2008, a new report into taxation trends by the European Commission has found.
A new single income tax rate of 30 per cent should replace and abolish eight different taxes, a report by a Government think tank has said.