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Queen's Speech 2015: Taxes to be frozen for five years

Measures to ban income tax, VAT and national insurance rises over the next five years have been announced by the Queen

Tax credit renewal packs being sent out, but phone lines are jammed

HMRC sends out first batch of tax credit renewal packs, but recipients furious to find helpline jammed

Homes worth up to £1m could escape inheritance tax

Parents may be able to leave homes worth up to £1 million to their children without paying inheritance tax

Single parents sent 'threatening' letters asking for proof they live alone

Single parents have been sent tax credit letters from Concentrix which some say are "threatening" and "upsetting"

Problems paying your bills? New campaign launched to help those in difficulty

Three-quarters of low income families struggled with their energy bills last year, jeopardising their child's health

Overtime should count towards holiday pay, rules tribunal

Overtime worked should be taken into account when holiday pay is calculated, the Employment Appeal Tribunal has ruled

Guest comment: Why pay more because you're disabled?

Emma Sterland from charity Scope's online community, says there are plenty of ways disabled people can cut costs

Disability and carer's allowance claimaints to suffer as inflation falls

Disability and carers benefits are likely to rise by just 1.2% next April after inflation figures fell to a 5-year low

Struggling with benefit changes? Contact your council - £20m unclaimed last year

More than £20m meant to help those struggling with housing costs following benefit reforms wasn't spent by councils

Over 74? You could be owed backdated energy bill cash

Some could be eligible to claim Winter Fuel Payments for 1997/98, 1998/99 and 1999/2000 - but you need to claim now

Worried about energy bills? Six steps to help you cope

Turn2us has launched a campaign with six key steps to help people on low incomes manage their energy bills

Thousands of tenants to get bedroom tax rebate

A loophole means bedroom tax doesn't apply to certain renters who have lived in the same home for more than 17 years