domingo, junho 08, 2008

How to Cut your Tax Bill

There are many ways in which you as an individual could trim your tax bill.
Usually, the steps you need to take are straightforward merely involve claiming what you are entitled to.

Income Tax
Everyone is entitled to a personal allowance - the amount you can earn before tax is due - from the day they are born. In the 2007/2008 tax year, this stands at £5,225.
Many people who have a partner, are married, or have children generally fail to optimise their use of personal allowances or lower tax rates.
If you have a partner or are married, it makes sense from a tax point of view to ensure that the individual who pays tax at the lower rate (22%), or does not work at all, holds the savings in their name.(...)

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