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Tax Investigation Protection

Tax Investigation Protection

HMRC aims to raise £26.3bn this year through more aggressive compliance activity, including tax investigations. The costs of an enquiry can, and do, run into thousands […]

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Bankruptcy Threshold

Bankruptcy Threshold

From October, the bankruptcy threshold (the minimum level of debt that can force a bankruptcy) will increase from £750 to £5,000. This is the first time […]

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Dividend Allowance

The New Dividend Allowance

From April 2016, the Dividend Tax Credit will be replaced by the new tax-free Dividend Allowance, which will be available to everyone. The Dividend Allowance means […]

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Inheritance Tax Houses

Family Home Allowance

The rules governing how much you can pass on tax-free at death are changing. Everyone is currently entitled to pass on £325,000 tax free, which is […]

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