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Why Stamp Duty Land Tax might need to be reformed

Why Stamp Duty Land Tax might need to be reformed

Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) is the bane of property buyers in the UK. It is paid on every property purchase worth more than £250,000, and more people are being forced to pay it each year as the thresholds stay the same while property prices rise. The number of...
Changes in Taxes from April 2024

Changes in Taxes from April 2024

Changes to the High Income Child Benefit Charge The government announced the changes to the High Income Child Benefit Charge, and an increase to the threshold to £60,000 from 6 April 2024, with a taper up to £80,000. The charge will be 1% of the Child Benefit for...
Child Benefit claims can now be made online

Child Benefit claims can now be made online

For the first time in the 47 years since Child Benefit was launched, new parents can claim their Child Benefit online in a significantly faster way than the previous process allowed, according to HMRC. The previous method – which had been in place since 1977 – was to...