HMRC backs down from pension tax case

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has recently withdrawn an appeal in a key court case over a 55 per cent charge it wanted to levy.

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Workers could be missing out by not checking personal tax accounts

According to the latest research from the Post Office, just under half (46 per cent) of workers have never checked their personal tax accounts.

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Automatic enrolment contributions increase: what you need to do

The minimum contribution you and your staff must pay into your automatic enrolment workplace pension scheme has increased.

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Is your workplace pension up to scratch?

More than eight in 10 employees in the UK are now saving into a workplace pension, new figures reveal.

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Have you used your unused pensions annual allowance?

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has reminded taxpayers that they can carry forward any unused annual allowance if their pension savings exceed this year’s allowance.

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Call to increase auto-enrolment pension contributions

MPs say that automatic pension enrolment is fundamental to funding a new era of retirement, which is becoming increasingly reliant on private rather than public savings.

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Proposed auto-enrolment changes “will burden small firms,” says FSB

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has voiced concerns that proposed changes to auto-enrolment pensions will weigh heavily on the finances of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

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Minister confirms increase in pension age will be brought forward

The Government yesterday announced fresh changes to the State Pension age, set to affect around six million Britons.

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Six million UK workers to pay higher NI contributions after pension changes

Following the abolition of the two-tier state pension, around six million UK workers will face a surprise cut in their take-home pay next month.

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State pensions are set to increase as part of Budget changes

According to the Treasury, millions of pensioners can expect to see their spending power boosted to its highest level for 25 years.

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