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Everything you need to know about the 2019-20 tax year

The 2019-20 tax year starts today, bringing huge changes for your finances. Find out how your salary, National Insurance, pensions and more will be affected.

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Should you pay £100 a week to boost your State Pension payments?

Paying out for voluntary National Insurance contributions now could improve your State Pension by up to £4,000.

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12 things to know about your self-employed tax return for 2017-18

With less than a week to go until the 31 January deadline, freelancers and self-employed workers across the country will be scrambling to complete their submissions. So, are you up...

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Theresa May backs pension dashboard

The government has unveiled proposals to give millions of people their pension facts and figures via the so-called ‘pension dashboard’. A pension dashboard feasibility study was today published by the...

Autumn Budget 2018: private contractors face National Insurance crackdown under IR35 reform

We explain Chancellor Philip Hammond's plans to extend new IR35 rules to the private sector, plus National Insurance rates for 2019-20

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Autumn Budget 2018: National Insurance crackdown on ‘synthetic’ self-employed

We explore the factors that might push up NI tax rates in the Autumn Budget, how much they could increase by, and what the changes would mean for you

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National Insurance tax cut for millions of self-employed workers scrapped

Some 3.4 million self-employed workers may be paying more tax next year than planned, after the Treasury reversed plans to scrap Class 2 National Insurance contributions.

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Nine things you need to know about National Insurance in 2018

As the latest HMRC figures show that the UK is paying more National Insurance than ever before, we explain how to it works and how to pay the right amount.

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Could you get £244 more a year by topping up your state pension?

Early retirees should check if they should top up their National Insurance record for 2017/18 - and boost their state pension by up to £244 per year.

Should pensioners pay more tax for a fairer financial system?

A think-tank report recommends working pensioners to continue paying National Insurance - find out how much money you could stand to lose

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