Paul Lewis

Paul Lewis

Best known as the presenter of Money Box and Money Box Live on BBC Radio 4, Paul is an award-winning financial journalist and broadcaster. He is Saga Magazine’s longest serving contributor, having written for and edited its money section since 1984.

Latest Articles from Paul

Finding a safe home for your money can be complicated as there are so many options
Money

What are challenger banks?

Can you trust the new banks that are challenging the traditional high street names?

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From 2017 you will be able to use the residence nil-rate band if you pass on your home to your children or grandchildren
Money

Will I have to pay inheritance tax?

How to work out if your estate will be over the inheritance tax threshold.

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Anything you give away at least seven years before your death is completely exempt from Inheritance Tax
Money

Ways to reduce inheritance tax

Paul Lewis' guide reducing the amount of inheritance tax you will have to pay.

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Paul Lewis has updated his popular guide to the UK's inheritance tax (IHT)
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Paul Lewis' guide to inheritance tax (IHT)

Work out how much inheritance tax will be due and how to reduce your liability.

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People who are married or registered civil partners do not have to pay any Inheritance Tax on money or property left to them by their spouse
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How much inheritance tax will I pay?

Paul Lewis' guide to calculating how much inheritance tax will be due on your estate.

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Giving money away is the safest way to make a gift to your family
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How to give money to your children

Paul Lewis' guide to the tax consequences and pitfalls of giving money away.

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Man working in a garden centre after reaching state pension age
Money

Will pensioners pay National Insurance?

Report says pensioners' exemption from National Insurance needs to be examined.

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Terraced houses
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New Stamp Duty rules explained

Buy-to-let landlords and people buying a second property will pay more stamp duty.

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Wedding rings
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Are you entitled to marriage allowance?

Millions could get more than £400 from the taxman by making a simple claim.

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