Personal tax

Over 55s risk missing out on family home allowance

20 Mar 17: Over 55s are at risk of missing out on the family home allowance for inheritance tax coming into force in April.

Self-employed NICs rise dropped

16 Mar 17: Plans to increase national insurance contributions for the self-employed have been dropped.

Reminder: residence nil-rate band from April

15 Mar 17: The residence nil-rate band is coming into effect from 6 April 2017.

Making the most of the pension annual allowance

06 Mar 17: People carrying forward any unused pensions allowance from the 2013/14 tax year must do so before 6 April 2017.

Online tax return deadline reminder

23 Jan 17: The deadline to submit your online tax return is no later than midnight on 31 January 2017.