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Can I get tax relief on a garden office?

An office in your garden – even if it is movable – counts as property and not plant and machinery.  So you cannot claim Capital Allowances (and reduce Corporation Tax or Income Tax) on the cost of the building itself. However, you could potentially claim Capital...

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What is a Qualifying Year for state pension purposes?

To get the maximum Basic State Pension, you must have 35 qualifying years (which means you must have made National Insurance contributions for 35 years). For the current tax year – 2022/23 – this would mean a salary of more than £6,396.  Above this figure, you start...

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