What your tax pays for…

There are just over 30 million taxpayers in the UK at the moment - that’s around 46% out of the total population of the UK. While that may look like over half of the population are avoiding paying tax, that definitely isn’t the case. Children, OAPs and the unemployed don’t have to pay tax, of course. But where does your tax go? What does your tax pay for? How are the government...

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Are you eligible for help with your council tax?

Struggling with the day to day bills can be such a chore when you are on a limited budget. Council tax is one of the largest outgoings after rent or a mortgage so checking with your local council to see if you are eligible for any discounts could help the monthly coffers. How much should your council tax cost? This will depend on your banding which is always based on the value of your...

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