The latest tax, employment, business and economic news affecting firms and individuals alike. Updated each day.
- Britons’ savings down in July but above expectations
- HMRC considers bringing in a new residential property developers’ tax.
- Plans to be written into Finance Bill 2022 and take effect from April 2028.
- Care costs become unaffordable for some pensioners.
- A tax hike could generate £14bn a year.
- Hertfordshire pays more IHT than Northern Ireland and Wales combined.
- New fuel rates from 1 September 2021 onwards.
- Millions may have a forgotten account they can still use.
- British expat numbers in Portugal swell post-Brexit.
- Borrowing is second highest on record for that month.