What is Tax?
Tax is a very large subject and effects every UK citizen in different ways.
There are many different kinds of taxes which are paid to the UK government using varying formats, such as a self assessment tax return, or through the PAYE system if you are employed. Tax is a necessary part of all our lives as it pays for the many services provided by the UK government. Having the knowledge to understand what taxes you should be paying, and if you are paying the right amount of tax, can give you the peace of mind that you are contributing fairly and even save you money.
The information below can help you better understand what tax is and give you some helpful information on many of the different forms of tax in the UK: