Rishi Sunak has hinted that tax rises necessary to pay for Covid could be postponed until the autumn, but Stamp Duty on house purchases will return. Full story here.
Read this story where the government has abandoned plans to decriminalise non-payment of TV license fee.
The government has awarded councils £170M to fund schemes to help those in need over the winter. Full story here.
Read this story explaining how some workers may be missing out as a result of a loophole in the government Workplace Pension scheme.
Martin Lewis has advised people who made an application for a power of attorney between April 2013 and March 2017, when it cost £110, to apply for a refund of £54 per application. Full story here.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced small increases in Minimum Wage and some benefits in his Spending Review. Full story here.
The Chancellor’s spending review has resulted in a change in Local Housing Allowance (LHA) rules, branded by the National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA) as a “kick in the teeth”. Read the full story here.
The Chancellor’s spending review will allow councils to raise Council Tax by up to 5%. Someone has to pay for Covid! Full story here.
Read this article about how HMRC is chasing £31 Billion in unpaid tax. That’ll buy a few coffees, except the coffee shops are all shut!