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Campaigners set out proposals for a better deal for low-income taxpayers
Academy of Medical Sciences

Contrary to popular belief, Lorem Ipsum is not simply random text. It has roots in a piece of classical Latin literature from 45 BC, making it over 2000 years old. Richard McClintock, a Latin professor at Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia, looked up one of the more obscure Latin words, consectetur, from a Lorem Ipsum passage,… Read more »

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Chancellor accused over property tax breaks

The chancellor has been accused of performing an embarrassing “climbdown” after he scrapped plans to give tax breaks to people investing in property as part of their pension. Under new rules, savers could include property and other collectible assets to their self-invested pension plans (Sipps), and receive tax relief on these investments. It was intended… Read more »

Government wasting ‘billions’

Government departments are repeating ‘basic’ errors and wasting billions of pounds in the process, a committee of MPs warns today. A review of its own investigations over the ten years by the public accounts committee finds that departments are failing to learn from their mistakes, or those made in other areas of the public sector…. Read more »