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Published on 22 March 2024

The side hustle tax challenge

The beginning of 2024 saw much confusion over how so-called ‘side hustles’ are taxed. This was prompted by the introduction of new reporting rules for online platforms, which mean HMRC will get information about online sales of goods and services from next year.So where did the confusion come f...

a house and the words 'council tax' carved from wood against a navy blue background
Published on 9 February 2024

Council tax – where do we go from here?

Various attempts are being made by the governments in Scotland and Wales to make council tax ‘fairer’. We take a look at some of the reasons for the perceived unfairness of council tax, and some of the suggestions as to how to resolve this....

wooden figure of a person stood besides a stack of coins with a typed sign that reads 'state pension'
Published on 1 February 2024

Tax on state pensions: looking back and ahead

State pensions are increasing in April 2024, but the point at which most people start to pay tax is staying the same. Here we look ahead some of the problems this might cause. We also give our ideas on how the government could make things easier for state pensioners – some of which we originally sug...

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