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Published on 12 February 2024

Have your say on HMRC’s service

Every year, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) publish a report on their Charter. These reports set out HMRC’s performance against the HMRC Charter. This is your chance to complete a survey and tell us how you think HMRC have performed. We will use your feedback when we write our comments for the HMRC ...

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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....

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Published on 9 February 2024

Side hustle tax mythbuster

The noise about ‘side hustle tax’ is showing no signs of dying down and we are still seeing incorrect information circulating online about the tax position of people selling items via online platforms. We previously published a flowchart trying to provide clarity on the rules. In this, our thir...

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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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