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We have updated the TWP App

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On 27th August our existing app will be replaced with new and improved software as part of our commitment to delivering innovative services to you. As part of this change over you will be required to delete the existing application and install a new one on to your device. To help you with this process […]

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Use Tax-Free Childcare over the summer holidays

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The Government is reminding ‘stressed out parents’ that help may be available for childcare costs during the summer holidays. According to a YouGov poll, 31% of parents feel stressed trying to arrange childcare for the school holidays. The poll, for HMRC, also found that around 30% of parents worried about balancing their job and school […]

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Consultation on pensions cold calling ban

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HMRC has launched a consultation on draft proposals to ban pensions cold calling. Under the proposals, unsolicited marketing calls relating to pensions could be banned, alongside cold calls that offer a ‘free pension review’. The government also outlined its intention to ban cold calls that promote retirement income products, such as drawdown. The consultation closes […]

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One million couples still eligible for £900 tax boost

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HMRC has highlighted that three million UK couples have already taken advantage of Marriage Allowance but a million more are still eligible for the tax break. The Marriage Allowance allows certain couples, where neither pay tax at more than the basic rate, to transfer 10% of their unused personal allowance to their spouse or civil […]

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Next round of tax draft tax legislation published

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The government has published draft legislation for Finance Bill 2018-19 which is currently open for consultation, and ‘continues the government’s commitment to a competitive and fair tax system’. The draft legislation could affect a range of taxes, from Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) to income tax. The draft legislation also outlines the government’s approach to […]

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Scotland introduces relief for first time buyers

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First-time buyers in Scotland will be helped to purchase their first home through a new tax relief which applies to Scottish Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT). According to the Scottish Parliament approximately 80% of first-time buyers will pay no LBTT once the LBTT First Time Buyer relief takes effect. The change sees the zero-rated […]