Monthly Archives: February 2013

How To Pay Car Tax

The easy way to pay vehicle tax… Many people today choose to buy their road tax disc online and that’s great. Did you realise though that it’s still so easy to pop in to your local post office branch and … Continue reading

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Uniform Tax Relief

Uniform Tax Relief For The Armed Forces Getting uniform tax relief is quite normal for people who work in many industries. For members of the armed forces it is not so common due to HMRC legislation. In general it is … Continue reading

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How to make childcare work for you

How to make childcare work for you Use Tax Credits The Childcare Element of Working Tax Credit is currently available to single parents who work 16 or more hours a week and couples who both work at least 16 hours … Continue reading

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TaxBanana.com Donating To The NSPCC

TaxBanana.com Supporting the NSPCC! TaxBanana.com is proud to be supporting the NSPCC. We have agreed to donate 1% of TaxBanana.com profits to the NSPCC and will donate £500 for the first 5000 likes on our facebook page! Find TaxBanana.com on … Continue reading

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Teacher Tax Rebate for Professional Fees

Teacher Tax Rebate for Professional Fees Teachers and other educational professionals are eligible to claim a tax rebate if they pay fees for membership into professional bodies. Many different professional bodies, although not all, have an agreement in place with … Continue reading

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Wales avoids council tax benefit cuts

Wales avoids council tax benefit cuts The Welsh government have found an extra £22m which means the proposed cuts to council tax benefit will not go ahead. The cuts which were due to be made would have seen 230,000 people … Continue reading

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HMRC Targeting London

HMRC Targeting London A new HMRC taskforce has been launched to target self assessment tax cheats in London and the South East. Taskforces are specialist teams that engage in high intensity investigative and enforcement work in specific areas of the … Continue reading

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Council Tax Budget Cuts

Council Tax Extreme budget cuts could see millions face a rise in their council tax. One in five local authorities are likely to increase council tax in 2013 despite the Government’s call for its freeze. Eric Pickles, the Communities Secretary, … Continue reading

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Tax Credit Problems

Tax Credits The tax credit system is reportedly still inefficient and full of error. This is despite HMRC launching a plan of action in 2010 to tackle such disorganisation. HMRC has been criticised by watchdogs who claim that the department … Continue reading

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Car Tax Refunds

Can I get a refund on my Car Tax/Vehicle Tax? Don’t forget your car tax refund! You could be eligible for a road tax refund if you are the registered keeper of a vehicle that is no longer used and … Continue reading

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