Personal tax

Increases in business and personal tax pose a risk to the health of the UK economy, a survey has suggested.

A measure limiting how much tax relief people can claim on their pension contributions has been changed by the government.

People receiving tax credits are being reminded that the date for renewing their claims is looming.

Planned changes to the way the pensions of higher earners are taxed could have a far-reaching impact on retirement savings in general, the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee has said.

A think tank has argued that the new 50p tax rate could be damaging to the UK’s economy.

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