Personal Tax

Stamp duty land tax receipts rise 23%

Chancellor facing calls to lower stamp duty in Autumn Budget.

Self-assessment paper deadline looms

Paper tax returns will be accepted until midnight on 31 October.

Self-assessment registration reminder

Deadline to register for self-assessment is 5 October 2017.

Inheritance tax receipts up by 18.7%

Introduction of residence nil-rate band coincides with soaring receipts.

Millennials bear the brunt of ‘housing catastrophe’

Amount of income spent on housing trebles in the last 50 years.

Stamp duty rise drives up landlord costs

Average buy-to-let stamp duty bill stands at £8,477.

More over-50s making early inheritance gifts

'Living inheritances' help keep younger relatives afloat.

Most adults have no inheritance strategy

Almost 9 in 10 working adults have not checked their potential inheritance tax liability.

Total cash payments down by 11%

Cash represented almost half of all payments made in 2016.

Older women ‘worse off’ from state pension age change

Women aged between 60 and 62 are £32 per week poorer after pension age changes.

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