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Final salary pensions under threat

A half of the final salary pension schemes still in operation in the private sector face closure by 2012.

Inheritance tax interest charge part of 'fairer' system, says HMRC

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has argued that the interest due on late inheritance tax payments is part of a new system that is fairer for customers.

Chance to offer views on business rates revaluation

Firms are being reminded that they can express their views on the transitional arrangements for the next business rates revaluation.

Tax plans would help high streets recover

The Chancellor has been urged to drop VAT on energy efficient domestic appliances in a scheme that would mirror the car scrappage programme.

Savers getting excellent real returns

Savers are currently enjoying some of the best returns on their money in nearly 20 years, it has been argued.

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