Monthly Archives: January 2013

The new tax on Child Benefit – What you can do about it

As most parents now know only too well, the new tax on Child Benefit kicked in on 7 January for all families where someone has income of more than £50,000 a year. We are told you can either pay the … Continue reading

Posted in Tax Stories | Leave a comment

Tax Avoidance – Shades of Grey

Amidst the current furore over tax avoidance by both corporate giants and wealthy individuals, little has been said about the actual nature of tax avoidance. The difference between avoidance and evasion was well understood once. Avoidance was legal, evasion was … Continue reading

Posted in Tax Stories | Leave a comment

Personal Service Companies – Time for some Truth

Another subject that dominated the front pages for a while was personal service companies, as used by senior civil servants and BBC celebrities to save tax on their earnings. This caused quite a stir when it was exposed by the … Continue reading

Posted in Tax Stories | Leave a comment