CIOT reports increase in R40 refund errors
According to a new report by the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT), there have been a growing number of R40Read more.
Workers miss out on £15.6 million in pay through minimum wage breaches
Minimum wage breaches, including breaches of the National Living Wage, have cost workers from across the UK a combined totalRead more.
HMRC finally launches MTD communications plan and simplified guidance
With only six months left until the launch of Making Tax Digital for VAT, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) hasRead more.
Micro businesses bear the brunt of late payments
Recent research has shown that micro businesses are bearing the brunt of late payments, with just 52 per cent ofRead more.
HMRC investigates estate valuations as part of IHT campaign
The number of investigations conducted against estates thought to be avoiding Inheritance Tax (IHT) has increased, according to new dataRead more.
Government backed tax-free savings plan to help savers earn 50p on every £1
The Government has launched a new savings account that offers savers a 50 per cent tax-free bonus on the moneyRead more.
Just eight per cent of business loan applications successful with one high street bank
On average, less than one in 10 SME loan applications to one nameless high street bank are successful. The figuresRead more.
Employment claims from contractors brought within IR35 expected after HMRC settlement
A freelance marketing and business development consultant has reached a settlement with HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) after arguing thatRead more.
Budget date 2018 announced, with half the usual notice
The Chancellor has announced that the 2018 Budget will take place on Monday 29 October 2018, having given just halfRead more.
Statutory Maternity Pay and Pension Contributions
If you have an employee on Statutory Maternity pay who is also a member of your company pension scheme, pleaseRead more.
Working 9 to 5? It’s an unusual way to make a living
The archetypal 9am to 5pm working day might be so ingrained into the psyche of workers across the Western worldRead more.
Regulator tells banks to stop victim-blaming
The increasing sophistication of bank scams means that customers who lose money to such schemes should not automatically be blamed,Read more.
A quick guide to the new penalties for late MTD filing and payments
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has announced a pair of penalty systems for late filing and late payment under MakingRead more.
One in ten small businesses are concerned about business failure
A new study has revealed that in the last three months the number of SMEs predicting they could close hasRead more.
HMRC releases new advisory fuel rates for company car users
With the price of fuel going up, employees and businesses will welcome new changes to the fuel advisory rates, whichRead more.
Property investments once again hit by new tax rules
In the last few years the property sector has been hit by a number of new tax rules, but nowRead more.
Capital allowances for plant and machinery
How to minimise business tax in 2018/19. If there’s one thing that keeps us awake at night it’s the thoughtRead more.
Reminder on changes to Corporation Tax notices
On 19 September 2016 HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) decided to stop sending out paper copies of several important documentsRead more.