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will i get a state pension

Will I get a state pension?

January 27, 2021

Will I get a state pension? Individuals who reach #StatePension Age (SPA) on or after 6 April 2016 need to have accrued 35 complete years of National Insurance Contributions (NIC) to receive the full state pension. To receive any UK state retirement pension, you need at least ten complete NIC years. You can check how

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Do you pay tax on Interest on savings?

Do you pay tax on Interest on savings?

January 25, 2021

Do you pay tax on Interest on savings? All interest you receive is taxable unless it is from an ISA, but banks and building societies no longer deduct tax from interest paid to individuals. For most taxpayers the rate of tax payable on that interest is 0%, so no tax is in fact due. This

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Working from home

Can I claim working from Home?

January 22, 2021

Where you are required to work at home, your employer can pay you a tax-free allowance of £6 per week (or £26 per month). For periods before 6 April 2020, the tax-free allowance was £4 per week (or £18 per month). This allowance covers the additional costs incurred by using your home as a workplace,

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When do pay Stamp Duty?

Land Tax / Stamp Duty Holiday

December 11, 2020

When do pay Stamp Duty? All property in the UK is subject to a land tax which normally paid by your solicitor once the completion has occurred and Land Registry has been notified. How much you pay in Stamp Duty is all dependent on how you buy the property and whether your buying as an

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Residential Stamp Duty Holidays.

November 5, 2020

When you buy a home, you normally have to pay stamp duty tax on the purchase price. There are three different forms of land tax that apply in the UK and each has its own starting thresholds, rates and bands. One common element of all the UK stamp duty tax is the lowest threshold has

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