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Bank with Barclays, Halifax or Co-op? You may need to pay tax on your rewards

Current account 'rewards' may not be included in the Personal Savings Allowance - a new scheme reducing savings tax

WARNING! Now it's not just scam HMRC emails – expect calls too

Fraudsters pretending to be from HMRC are calling unsuspecting consumers – but you can fight back against these phoneys

3.2 million could have paid the wrong tax amid HMRC job cuts chaos

Taxpayers have borne the brunt of recent HMRC staff cuts in the form of increased costs

Budget 2016: Online sellers and room-renters given £1,000 tax breaks

People renting a room out are among those who will benefit from two new £1,000 tax breaks from April 2017

Budget 2016: Personal allowance tax threshold to rise to £11,500

The level at which people start to pay income tax will rise to £11,500 next April

Filed your self-assessment tax return yet? Don't miss the 31 January deadline

If you don't file your return by the end of this month, you'll get a hefty £100 fine and pay interest on any tax owed

HMRC customer service 'worse than abysmal'

HMRC's level of customer service is now so unacceptably poor that it could be a "threat to tax collection"

VW scandal: motorists 'won't pay more road tax'

Motorists won't have to pay more in road tax if their vehicles are fitted with software used to cheat emissions tests

60 MoneySaving life hacks

'Amazon delivery trick' tool, beat spam texts, exploit eBay spellng mishtkes, slash Sky bill, buy stolen goods and more

Thousands vent Twitter fury at HMRC over long call waits

Frustrated callers tweeted HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) more than 11,500 times over the past year to complain

11 ways to check if you're due £1,000s

Sentinel reclaim letters are being sent out, but it's not the only scandal: PPI, energy credit, bank charges and more

Summer Budget 2015: 'Road tax' rates to change for new car owners

'Road tax' rates are to be shaken up for new cars from 2017, while a new 'Roads Fund' is to be established in England