Personal tax

Annuity holders will be able to sell their retirement income without incurring a 55% tax charge under plans announced by the Chancellor George Osborne.

An online calculator has been launched to help people see if they are eligible for the new 0% savings tax rate, the Chancellor has announced.

Almost three quarters of over-50s are not currently planning to seek retirement advice after the government's pension reforms are introduced in April, according to research by LV=.

More than 4 million married couples and 15,000 civil partnerships stand to benefit from the Marriage Allowance, according to official government estimates.

More than two thirds of homebuyers in England and Wales will benefit from the stamp duty reforms announced in the Autumn Statement 2014, according to research by Nationwide.

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