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10,000s of NHS staff facing tax reclaim chaos

More than 16,000 NHS workers who overpaid tax and national insurance while training have applied for a refund

4 November 2016

HMRC plans 'penalty points' system for those who miss tax returns deadline

The Government's proposing new penalties for those who are late filing their tax returns or paying their tax bill

17 August 2016

Eligible for carer's credit? You're putting your state pension at risk by not claiming

Up to 200,000 people are putting their state pension in jeopardy by not claiming carer's credit

27 May 2016

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

16 March 2016

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

9 September 2015

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

8 July 2015

Queen's Speech 2015: Taxes to be frozen for five years

Measures to ban income tax, VAT and national insurance rises over the next five years have been announced by the Queen

27 May 2015

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

29 April 2015

Budget 2015: Mini tax cut announced

The majority of people will get a small tax cut over the next few years, under new changes to the personal allowance

18 March 2015

Did you get engaged on Valentine's Day? Don't forget to insure your ring

Without insurance and an up-to-date valuation, you could be at risk of not being able to claim

17 February 2015

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