Updated tax app launched January 12th, 2013 admin Latest News Shares Comments Updated tax app launched Over 250,000 people have downloaded HM Revenue and Customs’ tax calculator app which allows people to work out how much tax they pay and how the Government spends it. The tax app, which was introduced in the spring, has been updated with added features and can be downloaded for free from Apple’s iTunes store or from the Google Play store. David Gauke, Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury, said: “Taxpayers have a right to know how their money is spent. The calculator is an excellent way to bring transparency into the tax system. With so many people downloading the app, we can see that there is a real appetite to know where taxpayers’ hard-earned money is spent.” The new features include: •Updated public spending information •Pop-up explanations giving detailed descriptions of each spending category •Ability to enter your own tax code •More details on tax rates used – showing what income has been taxed at which rate and the rate at which National Insurance has been charged HMRC’s online calculator has also been used 200,000 times. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 Email [email protected] Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected] – relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Onthespot – your online reporter www.onthespotnews.co.uk Do you have a story to tell? Please text or phone 07930717137 or email [email protected] Follow OTS (Onthespot) on Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Related Comments comments!