Claiming tax relief for your business mileage

Many people who have to travel for their job don’t realise they are entitled to Mileage Allowance Relief. This will reduce your income tax, if your employer pays less than 45p per mile. This post explains how the calculations work and how you should claim the tax relief.

Reducing a double IHT hit

This post looks at what happens  if a person who inherits then dies soon afterwards, and two alternatives for planning to avoid or reduce a double inheritance tax (IHT) hit.

Leaving 10% to charity in your will

Gifts to charities have always been exempt  from any inheritance tax (IHT), but this measure reduces the IHT rate paid on the rest of your estate in addition. If you leave 10% or more of your “net estate” to charity in your will, the IHT rate on your estate will be reduced by 10%, from […]