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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

Budget 2016: Cash ISA allowance up to 20,000 in 2017

Savers will be able to save 20,000 a year in an ISA from April 2017, Chancellor George Osborne has announced

Budget 2016: Lifetime ISA to launch with 25% state bonus for the under-40s

A new lifetime ISA for the under-40s will pay savers a 25% bonus on up to 4,000 saved per tax year

Budget 2016: Policy prices set to rise as insurance premium tax hiked again

Millions of households and motorists to pay more after insurance premium tax is hiked in the 2016 Budget

Budget 2016: Money Advice Service to be replaced

The Money Advice Service is to be replaced by a new "slimmed down" guidance body

Autumn Statement 2015: What it means for you

Today's Autumn Statement saw a hidden retrospective hike in student loans repayments, a U-turn on cutting tax credits

Autumn Statement 2015: Compensation for 15-minute train delays planned

Commuters will be able to claim compensation for train delays of just 15 minutes, under new plans revealed today

Autumn Statement 2015: State pension rates confirmed

Osborne also revealed that those who leave the UK for more than four weeks at a time will no longer get pension credit

Autumn Statement 2015: 'Homes to save 30 on energy bills'

The current Energy Company Obligation (ECO) scheme will be replaced by a new energy efficiency scheme from April 2017

Autumn Statement 2015: Chancellor cancels planned tax credit cuts

The Government has today announced a U-turn on major tax credit cuts proposed in the Summer Budget

Autumn Statement 2015: Stamp duty hike on buy-to-let and second homes

People buying additional property face a 3 percentage point surcharge on stamp duty rates

Autumn Statement 2015: ISA limits frozen

Today's Autumn Statement reveals the ISA, JISA and CTF thresholds will be frozen next year