Tax Relief

Cutting Tax Relief for Landlords - At Least One Budget Measure That Favours the Young

Dan Wilson Craw | Posted 09.07.2016 | UK
Dan Wilson Craw

The young didn't come out of Wednesday's Budget well. George Osborne cut housing benefit, scrapped university maintenance grants and restricted the new higher minimum wage to the over-25s. But amid the gloom, the Chancellor struck a blow for the younger generation: cutting tax relief for landlords.

Osborne Has Created More Tax Loopholes Than He Has Closed

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 26.06.2014 | UK Politics

The coalition is continuing to create dozens of new tax reliefs - opening up fresh loopholes for the tax avoidance industry to exploit, MPs have warne...

Philanthropist is not a Dirty Word

Greg Secker | Posted 28.07.2012 | UK Politics
Greg Secker

If the government turns philanthropy into a selfish rather than selfless act, then the effect of the tax cap could be far greater than anyone is predicting, and that is when charities will really begin to lose out.

Give it Back, George

Justen Schafer | Posted 26.06.2012 | UK Politics
Justen Schafer

We need the Treasury to think again and reverse a decision which could cost charities millions of pounds. Philanthropists are not tax dodgers. Claiming tax relief on major donations is not a ploy to save tax.

Europe's Technology Centre?

Karan Chadda | Posted 21.05.2012 | UK Tech
Karan Chadda

Chancellor George Osborne announced his intention to ensure Britain becomes Europe's technology centre in his Budget speech. In order to make this a reality he announced support in two areas: Digital Content; and Infrastructure.