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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

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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

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

Summer Budget 2015: Income taxes to be cut

The Chancellor is to bring forward planned increases to both the personal allowance and the higher rate tax thresholds

Tax-Free Childcare scheme delayed until 2017

Parents waiting for the Government's new Tax-Free Childcare scheme to launch this autumn will now have to wait till 2017

Buy cheap stolen goods – plus other life hacks

Here are our fifteen weird, wonderful, powerful (and of course legal) ways to save money

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