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Budget 2015: Booze cuts but smokers hit with another rise

The tax on beer will fall by 1p and the duty on cider will be cut by 2% but the price of cigarettes will rise

18 March 2015

Homes worth up to £1m could escape inheritance tax

Parents may be able to leave homes worth up to £1 million to their children without paying inheritance tax

17 March 2015

Had RAC or Budget insurance? Check you're not paying for unwanted cover

RAC and Budget insurance policyholders may be paying almost £50 a year for unwanted personal accident cover

4 August 2014

£10k comping prize turns SkintDad into winning dad

A dad-of-two has won a £10,000 windfall and help to set up his own business after inspiration from an MSE tweet

19 November 2013

Budget 2013: Petrol fuel duty frozen

Motorists will get some respite from high fuel prices, after the Chancellor scrapped September's fuel duty hike

20 March 2013

Budget 2013: Government mulls merging Child Trust Funds with junior ISAs

The Government says it will consult on the options for transferring savings held in CTFs into junior Isas

20 March 2013

Flat-rate state pensions brought forward to 2016

The new flat-rate state pension will begin a year earlier than planned, the Government announces

20 March 2013

Budget 2013: Personal allowance tax threshold to rise to £10,000

Many workers will pay less in tax from next year but we await full details for higher earners

20 March 2013

Charity tax relief plans scrapped

Controversial plans to cap tax relief on charitable donations have been scrapped, the Treasury announced today

31 May 2012

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