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2016/17 Year End Planning

Keeping your taxes as low as possible – what you may wish to consider sooner rather than later The 2016/17 year end for tax planning purposes is now only a matter of months away with the deadline approaching on 5

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Self-employment

Tax-deductible expenses If you’re self-employed, you can claim expenses against your tax bill, but not all business expenses qualify so it’s important to make sure your claim is valid. Unless something you buy for your business is a capital asset,

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Property income

Tax-free extra income By signing up to the ‘rent a room’ scheme, not only could you enjoy the extra income from the rent, but also up to £4,250 a year is free from tax. ‘Rent a room’ relief is an optional

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Employee benefits

Take your pension to the max Pensions have long been seen as a tax-efficient form of investment. The contributions that you pay into your pension will benefit from tax relief and aren’t subject to tax while they’re invested in your

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