Autumn Statement 2014: ISA changes – all you need to know

Autumn Statement 2014: ISA changes – all you need to knowSavers were delighted earlier this year, when George Osborne announced a big increase to the amount which can be paid in to an ISA each year, as well as more flexibility for Cash ISA savers. Well, today’s Autumn Statement bought another pleasant surprise for ISA savers and investors. Read on as we reveal all. ISA wrapper continues on death Currently, if you die and leave your ISA to your spouse, the tax benefits of the ISA are lost; meaning that future growth and income ...

6 last minute jobs to take care of before the end of the tax year

clouds in shape of figureThe end of the tax year is nearly upon us, but there is still just enough time left to take care of those last minute jobs which will help to make your savings, investments and pensions work harder for you. 1. ISA contributions We say this every year, but if you don’t use your annual ISA (Individual Savings Account) allowance you lose it. In the current tax year you can pay up to £11,280 ...