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Where does your council tax money go?

Which? takes a look at where your council tax money could be spent in the upcoming years, as local authority budgets come under increasing strain.

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Two weeks to Budget: MPs launch household finances inquiry

The Conservative Government’s autumn Budget is only a fortnight away – and pressure on the Chancellor of the Exchequer is mounting as a group of MPs launch an inquiry into...

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tax on dividends

Ask an expert: “How do I work out tax on savings and dividends?”

Every week, Which?’s money experts answer your financial queries. You can submit your questions to money-letters@which.co.uk, or via our Facebook or Twitter pages. Q. Please could you help me work out...

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Budget 2017: will pensioners fund tax cuts for young adults?

Tax cuts for younger voters could be on the horizon in the upcoming Budget. It’s believed the Chancellor of the Exchequer is keen to introduce measures to rouse this demographic, after...

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Ask an expert: ‘Do I pay more tax than someone who has a bigger income than me?’

Every week, Which?’s money experts answer your financial queries. You can submit your questions to money-letters@which.co.uk, or via our Facebook or Twitter pages. Q.  I read in the press this...

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Two weeks left to submit your paper tax return

The deadline for paper tax returns is 31 October 2017 – so those hoping to file their 2016-17 tax return by mail have less than two weeks to do so....

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Simplified tax returns for millions

Death of the tax return? HMRC simplifies self assessment

Millions of people could be freed from the hassle of submitting a tax return, as HMRC begins its roll out of a simplified system for some taxpayers. Around 11 million...

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Ask an expert: ‘How much capital gains tax do I need to pay?’

Every week, Which?’s money experts answer your financial queries. You can submit your questions to money-letters@which.co.uk, or via our Facebook or Twitter pages. Q. I have made a substantial capital gain...

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Council tax

Should you appeal your council tax bill?

Some 10,670 households managed to cut their council tax bill in the past year by challenging the government’s valuation of their property, latest figures from the Valuation Office show. Between...

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Ask an expert: ‘My father died in 1989, leaving everything to my late mother. What’s the inheritance tax allowance on her estate?’

Every week, Which?’s money experts answer your financial queries. You can submit your questions to money-letters@which.co.uk, or via our Facebook or Twitter pages. Q. I am sorting out my late...

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