"Tax Handbook 2008/9" is a comprehensive, detailed and up-to-date guide to the UK tax system. Written by "Guardian" personal finance journalist and tax expert Tony Levene, this guide is a must-have for anyone self-employed, employed, retired, saving, investing or considering making a charitable donation or gift to a family member - in short, anyone who resides in the UK and pays tax."Tax Handbook 2008/9" covers: a brief review of the 2008 budget; 'Green' taxes and how they affect you; National Insurance contributions; self-employment and self-assessment; Capital Gains Tax; Inheritance Tax."Tax Handbook 2008/9" makes sense of the jargon and explains the regulations, putting the important concepts into a clear and accessible style. It can also show you: What to do if your hobby becomes a business? How to protect your children from the tax collector? Your rights should things go wrong? And how to get help with your council tax?