Category Archives: Tax

Tax on savings interest

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If you have taxable income of less than £17,570 in 2024-25 you will have no tax to pay on interest received. This figure is calculated by adding the £5,000 starting rate limit for savings (where 0% of the interest is taxable) to the current £12,570 personal allowance. In addition, there is a Personal Savings Allowance […]

Register for the Marriage Allowance

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The marriage allowance applies to married couples and those in a civil partnership where a spouse or civil partner does not pay tax or does not pay tax above the basic rate threshold for Income Tax (i.e., one of the couples must currently earn less than the £12,570 personal allowance for 2024-25). The allowance works by permitting […]

National Insurance and tax after State Pension Age

If you have reached the State Pension age and continue to work, in most cases, you no longer need to pay National Insurance Contributions (NICs). At State Pension age, the requirement to pay Class 1 and Class 2 NICs ceases. However, you will remain liable to pay any NICs due to be paid to you […]

Digital labelling of imports

Businesses are set to benefit from savings as import labels are made digital for the first time. New legislation to introduce digital labelling for British businesses to cut red tape and save millions in unnecessary regulation costs. Recognition of CE marking continued for products such as toys and machinery, easing burdens to businesses. Digital labelling […]

Tax reminder for crypto asset users

With use of crypto assets growing, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is urging people to avoid potential penalties and check if they need to complete a Self-Assessment tax return for the 2022-23 tax year. Anyone with crypto assets should declare any income or gains above the tax-free allowance on a tax return. Tax may be […]