Things to remember for the new tax year

Households with at least 1 person earning more than £60000 should still claim child benefit but elect not to receive it to ensure that the non- working partner has a full NI record.

Buy to lets and second homes:- There will be a further reduction in the proportion of interest which can be set against higher and additional rate income tax, from 75% to 50%( This will fall again in 2019-2020 to 25%) The remainder can be eligible for relief @ Basic rate of 20%)

There will be a reduction in the dividend nil rate band (from £5000 to £2000)