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Age Concern issues guide to taxation and investments

Age Concern, the charity for the elderly, has published a guide to aid older people maximise their savings income.

The guide &#39Your Taxes and Savings 1999/2000,&#39 explains the recent changes to taxation and provides details of the latest investment opportunities available to enhance income.

Priced at £4.99, it explains the new 10 per cent tax rate, the future abolition of married couples allowance and widows bereavement allowance and the changes to tax credits.

In other sections the guide looks at investment opportunities for the elderly, including Isas.

Copies of the guide are available from Age Concern by calling 0800 009 966.


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