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Queen's Speech: Govt to freeze tax rises for five years

Mortgage Solutions | 27 May 2015

The Conservative government will introduce legislation ruling out increases in income tax, value added tax (VAT) and national insurance rates for the next five years, it was confirmed in the Queen's Speech, which also detailed plans for an in-out EU referendum before the end of 2017.

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Would diminished buy-to-let tax incentives stop you investing? Poll

In this week's poll we want to know if a government decision to rein in buy-to-let tax incentives would dissuade you from investing in property.

Mortgage Solutions | 18 May 2015
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Conservatives promise law to prevent tax rises before 2020

The Conservatives will introduce a law that will guarantee there will be no rise in income tax rates, VAT or national insurance before 2020, the party is to announce.

Mortgage Solutions | 29 Apr 2015

Other Tax articles

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Universal Credit and why brokers need to take note

Universal Credit (UC) was initially introduced in 2013 and, with its continued roll out throughout 2014 and 2015, will eventually replace most existing benefits and tax credits.

Mortgage Solutions | 21 Apr 2015
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HSBC shuts UK customers' Jersey accounts to 'prevent misuse'

HSBC is closing accounts on Jersey belonging to customers living in the UK amid checks on their identity and addresses.

Mortgage Solutions | 17 Mar 2015
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Tories target £1m IHT giveaway at wealthier households

Parents would be able to pass a main property worth up to £1m to their children without paying any inheritance tax (IHT), under plans in Treasury papers leaked ahead of Wednesday's budget.

Mortgage Solutions | 17 Mar 2015
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Lawyers call for group action against tax avoidance advisers

Lawyers are urging investors who have been advised to invest in disputed tax avoidance schemes to take their financial advisers to court for compensation.

Mortgage Solutions | 16 Mar 2015
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Stamp Duty 'headwind' predicted to challenge Foxtons

Stamp Duty changes introduced in December which made it more expensive to purchase a property over £1m are expected to be the ‘biggest headwind' to the fortunes of estate agents Foxtons this year.

Mortgage Solutions | 09 Mar 2015
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Stamp Duty changes spark interest from new BTL landlords

Changes to the Stamp Duty tax are having a “dramatic impact” on the buy-to-let market in London and Scotland, research commissioned by Bank of Ireland UK reveals.

Mortgage Solutions | 10 Feb 2015
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Personal allowance to rise to £10,600

The Chancellor will raise the personal allowance threshold to £10,600 in the next year, £100 more than the initially planned £10,500.

Mortgage Solutions | 03 Dec 2014
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Small business rate relief doubled for a year

Small businesses have had the relief on their annual business rates doubled for the next year.

Mortgage Solutions | 03 Dec 2014
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Equity release and the pension conundrum

The pension changes of next April may be the most significant event to impact on the equity release market ever, shifting the landscape and providing fresh opportunities for lenders.

Mortgage Solutions | 01 Dec 2014
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Miliband savaged over Mansion Tax by Mylene Klass

Ed Miliband has come under attack for his party’s proposals for a Mansion Tax from an unexpected quarter.

Mortgage Solutions | 18 Nov 2014

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