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Budget 2017: Airbnb rentals may no longer qualify for tax break as Government plans 'Rent a Room' overhaul

Homeowners who rent out their properties via sites such as Airbnb may no longer be able to access a Government tax break

Budget 2017: Smokers to be hit by new 'floor price' tax on cigarette packs

No change to previously planned alcohol and tobacco duty rises - but an effective floor price on cigarette packs is set

Budget 2017: Self-employed face hike in class 4 national insurance payments

The Chancellor has announced in today's Budget that class 4 NI rates will increase to 10% (currently 9%) from April 2018

Disabled consumers to get a stronger voice with new business champions

Disabled customers and employees are to be given a voice to promote change and trigger improvements in various sectors

Five-year mortgage fixes at all-time low

Mortgage lenders are engaged in an all-out price war with five-year fixes at record lows

EE glitch blocks customers from filing tax returns on time – file ASAP to avoid a fine

A network blip meant some EE customers could not access their HMRC account to submit their self-assessment tax return

Energy firms STILL wrongly telling those with fixes ending they face exit fees to switch

Energy customers continue to receive incorrect info about the switching process by Big Six firms

Sky hikes line rental, TV and broadband packages AND call costs – your rights

Line rental will rise from £17.40/mth to £18.99/mth on 1 March 2017 for all but landline-only Sky customers

Grandparents who help with childcare at risk of missing out on full state pension – act NOW to protect it

Thousands of grandparents who've given up work to look after their grandchildren could be missing out on a pension boost

Have you filed your self-assessment tax return yet? You've got until 31 January

Time is running out for millions of taxpayers to file their online self-assessment tax return by the end of the month

Warning: Cheapest-ever mortgages are disappearing – yet ACT NOW and you could still save £1,000s

Review options this Xmas in case best buys vanish, eg, 1.17% 2yr fix

EE to raise home phone prices next month – how to beat the hike

EE phone and broadband customers are facing an average £18/year hike to line rental costs from 23 January

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