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The Guardian view on the cost of living: money’s too tight to mention | Editorial
Editorial: Inflation is at a 30-year high, while workers are suffering their third drop in real wages in a decade – and worse is yet to come


19, Jan, 2022 @7:34 PM

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UK taxpayers warned over high charges from rebate claims firms
Be wary of firms offering to help secure refunds from HMRC but then taking up to half of repayments

Anna Tims

15, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Sunak to meet Tory MPs to head off unrest over cost of living crisis
Chancellor will hold summits this week to try to reduce tensions in the party over tax rises and how to cut soaring gas bills

Jessica Elgot and Peter Walker

10, Jan, 2022 @7:11 PM

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How much stamp duty will we pay on a new home if we own a buy-to-let?
We’re thinking about selling our current residential property and renting before buying a new-build

Virginia Wallis

10, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Self-assessment tax return: how to get yours done
You have until 31 January but don’t leave it until the last minute

Hilary Osborne

10, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Free market, tax-cutting economics will not ease the UK’s cost of living squeeze | Richard Partington
Reaching for the tax-cutting playbook won’t solve Britain’s problems – the current crisis was a decade in the making before Covid

Richard Partington

09, Jan, 2022 @1:38 PM

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Cost of living squeeze: how much worse off will you be in 2022?
From energy bills to food, national insurance to rail fares, households will take a hit this year

Miles Brignall and Hilary Osborne

08, Jan, 2022 @9:00 AM

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The UK faces an energy bill crisis. What options does it have to tackle it?
A VAT cut and a windfall tax on oil and gas profits are just two of the routes the government could take

Phillip Inman and Miles Brignall

07, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Worried Conservatives urge PM to ease consumers’ woe as energy prices spiral
Disquiet over cost of living comes after Downing Street rules out delaying April tax rise

Jessica Elgot Deputy political editor

06, Jan, 2022 @6:56 PM

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HMRC effectively extends self-assessment deadline by a month
Move is a repeat of concessions made last year in response to Covid-19 pressures

Rupert Jones

06, Jan, 2022 @2:35 PM

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The cost-of-living crisis is going to upend British politics in 2022 | Aditya Chakrabortty
Rising energy bills and taxes could finally turn voters against Boris Johnson, says the Guardian columnist Aditya Chakrabortty

Aditya Chakrabortty

05, Jan, 2022 @5:59 PM

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If my parents give me their home, how will any future care home costs be calculated?
At present, my mother and father intend to buy and move into sheltered housing

Virginia Wallis

04, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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