Packing tips for an easy international move

Whether you’re heading back home or setting off on an adventure, moving can be a stressful experience. So that your excitement isn’t overwhelmed by logistics and admin, we’ve put together some tips to help make your packing experience as stress-free as possible. 1. Pack an overnight bag with all your essentials No matter where you’re […]

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Is this the end of the AUD rally?

Over the past four months the strengthening of the Australian Dollar against major global currencies has exceeded the expectations of most analysts. During mid-April the AUD hit 22 month highs against both the GBP and USD. However, recent inflation data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has forced many to question whether the bull-run […]

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Could you have paid too much tax?

If you’ve changed jobs, earnings or benefits during the last tax year, you could be entitled to a tax refund. It’s always great to have a little extra cash in your back pocket, so we’ve rounded up the 10 most common ways that you could have paid too much tax. Some credits, such as the […]

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How millennials are spending their tax refunds

Millennials, or Generation Y, tend to have a reputation of being entitled, lazy and naĂŻve. However, recent data shows that they’re making some of the most responsible choices when it comes to spending their tax refunds. While the usual big-ticket items and holidays are still popular, a number of recent surveys have shown that more […]

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Self Assessment tax returns in numbers

As the 2016/2017 tax year kicks off, we look back at a few interesting facts and figures from the last tax season. HMRC collected a record-breaking ÂŁ163,109 million in income tax in the 2014/2015 tax year from 11.25 million taxpayers. 1.14 million taxpayers chose to submit their returns by the tried and trusted paper-in-the-post method. […]

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