Travel and subsistence
Your obligations for reporting travel expenses. Many employees need to travel as part of their job for various reasons, whetherRead more.
‘Bank of Mum and Dad’ feels the squeeze
The average amount contributed by parents towards home purchases has fallen by 17 per cent over the last year, accordingRead more.
Vigilance urged as fraudsters fake security measures to access bank accounts
Businesses and individuals are being encouraged to redouble their vigilance as fraudsters fake security measures in order to gain theRead more.
Ministers make an about-turn on tax haven transparency measures
In a reverse of its previous position, the Government has backed measures to increase the transparency of offshore tax havens.Read more.
Replace Inheritance Tax with ‘lifetime receipts tax’, argues thinktank
With the issue of intergenerational fairness continuing to be high on the agenda, a thinktank has suggested that the TreasuryRead more.
Government Brexit redeployments to delay Making Tax Digital for Individuals
A number of key projects at HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) have been placed on hold to make staff availableRead more.
Twice as many workers receiving back pay through National Minimum Wage enforcement
According to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), the number of underpaid workers getting the money they are owed under theRead more.
Employers attempting to avoid auto-enrolment penalties could have assets seized
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has announced that employers could have their businesses’ assets seized to pay their debts if theyRead more.
Gifts out of income and their benefits to beneficiaries
Giving away surplus income as a gift to family members is often touted as an excellent way of planning forRead more.
270,000 late penalty notices cancelled by the Revenue
A response to a freedom of information request has revealed that HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) cancelled 270,000 late penaltyRead more.
OTS calls for overhaul of ‘complex’ tax charges and reliefs
An overhaul of “the complex patchwork” of tax charges and reliefs affecting businesses throughout various stages of the business lifecycleRead more.
1.3 million SMEs hoping to branch out internationally to boost growth
An annual survey suggests that some 1.3 million UK-based small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) intend to branch out overseas thisRead more.
Workplace pension contributions more than double
The percentage of salary employers and employees must contribute to a workplace pension has increased from 6 April 2018. EmployeesRead more.
Dividend Allowance cut could cost you £1,143. Is it time to restructure?
For a while, company directors have been able to make a tax-efficient living by taking a combination of salary andRead more.
Do you offer an EMI scheme? These are the new rules you need to know about
EU State Aid approval for the Enterprise Management Incentives (EMI) scheme expired on 6 April 2018, meaning any share optionsRead more.
Company Cars – Whats new for 2018/2019?
Despite year-on-year tax rises, company cars remain a popular benefit. While the tax cost of expensive high-emission cars can beRead more.
New laws to protect your home address at Companies House
A change to data suppression laws will help you remove your home address from publicly available documents. Find out moreRead more.
Millions of people have not checked their online tax accounts for errors
Millions of people from across the UK could be paying more tax than they need to, it has emerged, afterRead more.