Income tax

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Jeremy Hunt cuts national insurance but UK tax burden set to hit high amid plummeting living standards – as it happened
Chancellor cuts national insurance but OBR says UK facing biggest fall in living standards since records began

Nadeem Badshah (now); Andrew Sparrow and Graeme Wearden (earlier)

22, Nov, 2023 @8:19 PM

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Autumn statement: what do Jeremy Hunt’s changes mean for your money?
The chancellor’s plans will have an impact on Britons’ NI, tax, savings, pensions and more

Rupert Jones and Hilary Osborne

22, Nov, 2023 @7:53 PM

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Autumn statement 2023: what it means for people on a range of incomes
How Hunt’s measures on tax, NI and benefits will affect single people, couples and those receiving pensions in England, Wales and Northern Ireland

Miles Brignall

22, Nov, 2023 @5:31 PM

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‘I’m reducing my hours’: fiscal drag’s impact in the cost of living crisis
Guardian readers share how frozen income tax thresholds have tipped them into higher brackets, affecting household budgets

Jedidajah Otte

21, Nov, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Pressure grows on Hunt to cut income tax as millions more face paying it
Hopes that nearly 4 million low paid UK workers would be able to keep more of their earnings if personal allowances are uprated

Richard Partington and Pippa Crerar

21, Nov, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Pressure on Reeves to drop Labour opposition to higher wealth taxes
Union leaders and MPs on left of party say UK’s finances must be improved by taxing very richest

Richard Partington and Rowena Mason

12, Oct, 2023 @5:00 AM

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My husband died suddenly, then HM Revenue and Customs sent him a £100 fine
I had no idea I was supposed to file a tax return for my late husband, but my attempts to explain have been greeted by a penalty notice

Anna Tims

30, Aug, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Earned income taxed twice as heavily as capital gains for some in UK, study finds
Thinktank says increasing capital gains tax rates to same as employment tax would raise £10bn extra

Phillip Inman

20, Aug, 2023 @2:38 PM

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The Guardian view on inflation: stop hitting homebuyers and squeeze the super-rich | Editorial
Editorial: Interest rates are too blunt an instrument for an economy so finely balanced. It’s time to use taxes


16, Aug, 2023 @6:06 PM

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Help! How can HMRC shut down its self-assessment help centre?
My tax calculation went through the roof for no reason and I needed to speak to someone

Miles Brignall

01, Aug, 2023 @6:00 AM

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What are the main U-turns Labour has made under Keir Starmer?
From abolishing tuition fees to raising income tax for top earners, several pledges have been reversed

Aletha Adu

04, Jul, 2023 @5:00 AM

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2% tax on UK rich list families ‘could raise £22bn a year’
Campaigners for tax reform say similar levies in Europe have helped to reduce inequality

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

29, May, 2023 @7:01 AM

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