Tax

Make the most of pension tax relief before it is too late

Time may be running out for higher earners to make the most of pension tax relief and the annual £40,000 limit before the government moves the goalposts.

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Sweet charity: how the principles of philanthropy can benefit donors and good causes

Make your charity donations count by considering philanthropy services and giving the tax-efficient way, writes Sam Barrett.

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Four tricks to avoid an inheritance tax headache

We share four ways to reduce or entirely avoid paying the dreaded 'death tax' by savvy financial planning.

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Mind the gap: inheritance tax shortfall stands at £600 million

Inheritance tax receipts are on course to hit another record high in the 2018-19 tax year, but there’s an estimated £600 million gap between tax owed and tax paid.

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Ask Money: what are the tax rules for my overseas family?

Martin Haggart of Aegon advises a reader with a tax question relating to a Sipp and his children who live abroad.

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Simplify inheritance tax process for bereaved families, says OTS

The Office for Tax Simplification (OTS) has called on HMRC to reduce or remove the requirement to submit inheritance tax forms for smaller or si

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Five less well-known ways to cut your tax bill

As part of Talk Money Week, we run through five less well-known tax tricks that are underutilised.

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How to minimise tax at retirement

With careful planning, it’s possible to pay little or no tax when you come to retire. Jonathan Watts-Lay outlines three examples to show you how.

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Inheritance: average is £11,000

Those aged 55 to 64 are most likely to receive the largest inheritances, figures reveal.

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