Housing Benefit Phone Number

If you want to contact the Housing Benefit team at Jobcentre Plus, you can do so by calling 0843 178 4253. Here you will be able to ask any general questions about Housing Benefit, make a complaint, ask any questions about payments, check if you are eligible

The DVLA’s New Changes to Driving Lessons

The DVLA released information regarding the new changes to driving lessons in August 2017. From Monday 4 June 2018 learner drivers will be able to take driving lessons on the motorway. It has previously been illegal for learner drivers to drive on the motorway and it is still illegal

Think Tank Proposes £10,000 “Citizen’s Inheritance” for Millennials

The Resolution Foundation think tank is provoking discussions of millennial entitlement after a proposal that 25-year-olds should receive a £10,000 “Citizen’s Inheritance” to reduce the wealth disparity between generations. Older people love to write articles about how millennials wouldn’t be so poor if they stopped spending money

How to Cancel Road Tax

You may need to cancel your road tax for a number of reasons. For example, if your car has been written off, scrapped, or exported outside of the UK. To start the process of cancelling your road tax, you will need to contact the DVLA. Doing this

Should You Be Paying Gig Economy Tax or Sharing Economy Tax?

Pay All Your Taxes The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, has announced a consultation in the March Spring Statement. This consultation, which runs until June, is looking into ways to automatically collect tax on income earned from online trading platforms. According to a survey, only 27%

How to get your UTR number if you have lost it

When you register as self-employed with HMRC, they will assign a Unique Taxpayer Reference number to you. This 10-digit UTR number is unique to you or your company. You will need this number to manage your taxes, including self-assessment tax returns. This guide will assist you in finding your UTR number. You

What you Need to Know About the New Tax Year

In the UK, the tax year runs from April 6th until April 5th the following year. If you haven’t done so already, you will need to fill in a tax return. If you haven’t created a return yet, you will be notified by the HMRC that you

How Will the Sugar Tax Affect the Public?

The start of the new tax year last week brings the Soft Drinks Industry Levy into effect. People more commonly know this levy as the buzzworthy Sugar Tax. There have been many debates about this tax, which aims to reduce the British public’s sugar consumption. At the

What’s My Tax Code?

Are you having trouble understanding your tax code? Read this guide to find out what your tax code means and what you should do if it is wrong. If you need further assistance after reading, then call HMRC (HM Revenue and Customs) on 0843 178 7329. HMRC can help