In 2006, 6 April marked the start of a new pension tax regime, and in 2011 it saw the start of another round of major pension tax changes, adding more complexity to 2006’s ‘simplified’ rules.
For over five years, governments have discussed the need to encourage employers to provide pensions. The result is the National Employment Savings Trust (NEST) backed with auto-enrolment, whichis finally due to launch in October 2012.
Self-assessment deadline less than one week away; new penalty regime commences
If your company's year end is 31 December, now is the time to focus on tax planning.
The first Budget after an election is usually the most taxing. George Osborne did not stray from tradition.
The March 2010 Budget contained little to frighten the voters. The June Budget could well be rather different.