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Graduates overpay student loans by £45m: Get your money back

Tens of thousands of graduates have overpaid their student loans by a collective £45.4 million, new data reveals

Summer Budget 2015: HMRC to get powers to raid accounts for debts

Individuals and businesses who owe more than £1,000 to HMRC may have their funds raided for the money owed

HMRC to set aside £45m to improve phone service

Figures show that 7.2 million phone calls made to HMRC in the last year went through to a 'busy' tone

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

Reclaim Air Passenger Duty for under 12s explains how those who've already paid APD for flights after 1 May can reclaim up to £97

Got life insurance before March 1984? The price you pay may soon rise

Life insurance holders with policies taken out before 14 March 1984 could pay higher premiums from 6 April

Budget 2015: Annual self-assessment tax return to be scrapped in its current form

The annual self-assessment tax return is to be scrapped and replaced with a 'digital tax account' from early next year

Torn between easy-access and fixed cash ISAs? More providers now let you open both explains how you can split your cash between easy-access and fixed cash ISAs

Couples now able to register to shift unused tax allowance between spouses

Married couples and those in civil partnerships can now register for a tax break, which could help them save up to £212

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"

Shopping outside the EU this Christmas? Beware of hidden fees

If you're looking for a bargain Christmas gift abroad make sure you factor in customs duty and VAT, warns HMRC

New tax breakdowns to be sent out

From today millions of people will receive their first annual tax statement setting out how their money's spent