How to pull back more of your tax

This week is a good time to ensure that we are claiming all the reliefs, deductions and allowances to which we are entitled. Knowing a refund is on the way could be the best antidote to any grim news in the budget

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I usually suggest that the start of a new year is the best time to review your taxes and claim any refunds. Not only is the biggest spending event of the previous year – Christmas – over for most of us, but the summer holidays are at least six or seven months away.

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