FT Guide to Personal Tax 2010-2011

FT Guide to Personal Tax 2010-2011

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'A must for anyone faced with a self-assessment form'. Start Your Business Magazine The Financial Times Guide to Personal Tax is the definitive and most-up-to-date guide to completing your self-assessment tax return, making sure that you get it right and on time, and showing you how you can save tax. This annually updated guide is the only one to include the latest information from the Mach 2010 budget, to detail the outcome of the May 2010 General Election and identify the key tax strategies from the Coalition Conservative Liberal Democrat Government, as well as providing free updates for the June 2010 Emergency Budget and subsequent tax changes in 2010-11. The Financial Times Guide to Personal Tax, 2010-11 will: * Help you save money, with over 230 tax saving tips * Explain the rules for income tax, capital gains tax, inheritance tax and national insurance * Show you how to pay as little tax as legally possible* Advise on how you can cut your tax bill for this year, last year, and even more distant years* Identify how proposed tax changes will affect future tax returns * Guide you through the submission of paper and online tax returns* Provide you with free updates throughout the tax year at www.pearson-books.com/FTtaxguide About the authors Sara Williams is a former investment analyst and financial journalist. She has contributed many articles on tax and finance for national newspaper and for a number of years wrote for Which?, including the Which? Tax-Saving Guide and the Which? Book of Tax. She is also the author of The Financial Times Guide to Business Start Up. She is now the CEO of AIM-listed Vitesse Media, an online, events and print media business. Its titles include What Investment, Business XL, Growth Company Investor, Information Age, M&A, The AIM Guide, SmallBusiness.co.uk and GrowthBusiness.co.uk. She is a qualified investment manager and adviser. Jonquil Lowe started out as an economist and worked for several years in the City as an investment analyst. She is a former head of the Money Group at Which?, a past editor of the Which? Tax-Saving Guide and was for many years a regular contributor to Which? Way to Save Tax. Jonquil now divides her time between being a Lecturer in Personal Finance at The Open University and working as a freelance researcher and journalist. She holds the Diploma in Financial Planning and writes extensively for a diverse range of clients including Which?, the Financial Services Authority and LexisNexis Butterworths. Jonquil is author of over 20 books, including Be Your Own Financial Advisor, published by FT Prentice Hall, Giving and Inheriting, The Pension Handbook, Money in Retirement and Save and Invest, all from Which? Books, and The Personal Finance Handbook, published by the Child Poverty Action Group.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 456 pages
  • 157 x 231 x 24mm | 698g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 5th Revised edition
  • 0273735691
  • 9780273735694
  • 1,067,481

Table of contents

Table of contents The authors Acknowledgements Dear Reader! Introduction PART 1 HOW TO PAY LESS TAX 1 Tax changes for 2010-11 2 An overview of income tax 3 Paying and reclaiming tax 4 Dealing with tax problems 5 Tax and your household 6 Tax and your home 7 Savings, investments and pensions 8 Making the most of fringe benefits 9 Minimising capital gains tax 10 Gifts and passing your money on PART 2 FILLING IN YOUR TAX RETURN 11 Getting started 12 Income 13 Reliefs 14 Allowances 15 Employment 16 Share schemes 17 Self-employment 18 Partnerships 19 UK property 20 Foreign income 21 Trusts 22 Capital gains 23 Non-residence APPENDICES A Tax-free income B Converting net income to gross C The short tax return D Tax deadlines E Useful leaflets, forms and contacts Indexshow more