Personal tax

Will laws should be “modernised”

The Law Commission has proposed significant changes to bring wills into the modern era.

Tax credits renewal deadline

The deadline to renew your tax credits, including child tax credits and working tax credits, is 31 July 2017.

‘Payments on account’ deadline reminder

Complete your second payment on account by 31 July 2017.

Most fathers have no life cover

53% of fathers with dependent children have no life cover.

HMRC urged to extend executors’ inheritance tax deadline

Royal London is calling on HMRC to change inheritance tax rules on larger estates.

Tax-free childcare now available

Working parents can now apply for the government's tax-free childcare scheme.

New tax-free childcare from April 2017

The government’s tax-free childcare scheme is set to launch on 24 April 2017.

Property and trading allowances need more guidance

Clarity and guidance are needed on the new property and trading income allowances.

Bereavement support payment changes

Changes to payments to those suffering from the death of a spouse or civil partner have been introduced.

Personal tax changes

Here is an overview of some of the main changes for 2017/18 affecting personal finances.

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