"Tax Handbook 2009/10" is essential reading for all UK taxpayers, from the employed and freelancers to retirees planning to give money to loved ones. Cut through the red tape and navigate the tax system with ease using the no-nonsense advice and practical tips featured in this book. Tony Levene, award-winning consumer champion, demystifies tax and explains the essentials, including how to avoid making those common mistakes when filling in a self-assessment form. There are tips on how to arrange tax-free benefits at work plus easy savings on Capital Gains Tax and guidance on the most cost-efficient ways to give money to your relatives.This new edition will also contain the very latest changes made in the Spring 2009 Budget. Features of this title include: self-assessment forms, step-by-step advice for completing the form online and on paper; updates on tax credits to boost the family budget; national insurance and how to check your tax code; advice on minimising your Inheritance Tax bill; the latest news on the Taxpayers' Charter; top tips for easy savings on your car and at home; and, tax changes featured in the Spring 2009 Budget.
Tony Levene has been a financial writer for over three decades and has worked for Guardian Money since 1998. He is the author of several books including Money Saving Handbook, Investing for Dummies, The Shares Game and How to Win in the Insurance Jungle. Tony was voted Consumer Champion in 2008 by headlinemoney.co.uk.