Weekly Tax Brief - 13 October 2015

In this edition of RSM’s weekly round-up of the most important tax news, we cover the latest developments…

Another week: yet another change in pensions

13 October 2015

On Sunday the Government announced the introduction of a new scheme to offer pensioners a change to top-up their state pension scheme and receive an increased income in retirement.

So you want to be like Facebook?

13 October 2015

This week started with Facebook getting into trouble because the corporation tax paid by its UK subsidiary, £4,327, is less than the £5,393 income tax and national insurance paid by a single person on the average wage.

The new 'simpler' inheritance tax rules leaving us scratching our heads...

13 October 2015

We all want a tax system which is fair, but we'd also like it to be simple - which is rarely the case.