‘Tax’ Category

How The Right Isa Can Save You On Taxes

Posted in General, Savings & Investments, Tax on Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009 at 10:11 by Jessica Haynes.

As more people look for ways to create nest eggs for the retirement years, the Isa has gained more attention from people who at one time planned on retiring and living off their pensions. Along with helping you prepare for the future, an Isa can help you right now in terms of easing your tax burden. Here are a couple of examples of how this occurs.

What You Should Know About Working From Home

Posted in Business, General, Insurance, Tax on Wednesday, August 19th, 2009 at 10:21 by Jessica Haynes.


When most people think about working from home, they see the immediate advantages. There are no long commutes to work, no office gossips to deal, with, and you can dress as casually as you like. However, there are some issues to consider before you jump into the growing pool of people who now telecommute to the workplace.

Could A Home Business Augment Your Income?

Posted in General, Tax on Tuesday, May 26th, 2009 at 10:01 by Martyn Shaw.

In tight economic times, it is not unusual for people to look for creative ways to supplement other income already coming into the home. Thanks to the Internet, many people are finding it possible to create modest but consistent secondary incomes by either setting up a home business with an Internet presence, blogging online, or taking on freelance work in the evenings.

Tax Rise on Tobacco and Alcohol

Posted in General, Money Saving, Tax on Friday, April 24th, 2009 at 10:14 by Martyn Shaw.

As Budget 2009 calls for higher taxes on both alcohol and tobacco, controversy rages on between leading lights in those two industries and the government. In the interim, you have a question to settle in your own mind. Is the advent of these tax increases reason enough to begin curtailing alcohol and tobacco usage around the house?

Put Your House in Order for New Tax Year

Posted in Credit Cards, General, Money Saving, Savings & Investments, Tax on Thursday, April 2nd, 2009 at 14:40 by Martyn Shaw.

As 5 April approaches, many people are checking the state of their obligations one last time. Even if it is too late for the current tax year, there are several good ideas on how to go about this process offered by different financial experts. Here are a few to get you thinking…