Protecting your business from fraud
Steps to shield your firm from threats. Fraud costs the UK around £190 billion a year, with businesses bearing almostRead more.
Capital gains tax planning
Tax changes to private residences for 2020/21. From 6 April 2020, HMRC is proposing three significant changes which will potentiallyRead more.
Employers need help to absorb the planned national living wage hike
Business groups want more support to help employers meet the Chancellor’s pledge to raise the national living wage to £10.50Read more.
Newly cohabiting parents warned over new tax charge
Newly cohabiting couples, where at least one of the partners is a parent, have been warned by a leading insurerRead more.
Pension holders to be refunded £54 million of overpaid tax
New figures released by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) have revealed that it handed back more than £54 million toRead more.
Businesses and contractors offered clarity on IR35
With less than six months left until the introduction of the IR35 regulations in the private sector, HM Revenue &Read more.
Spanish holiday home owners cautioned over post-Brexit tax impact
With the UK currently set to leave the EU by the end of January 2020, anyone who owns a SpanishRead more.
Grant scheme opportunities for electric vehicle charging infrastructure at work
With the projected growth of electric car ownership in coming years, the Government is offering grants to support businesses whoRead more.
Countdown to the 31 January Self-Assessment Tax Return deadline begins
Fewer than 100 days now remain until the 31 January 2020 deadline for the online submission of Self-Assessment Tax Returns.Read more.
Renovated homes that have been empty for two years can qualify for a reduced rate of VAT
Although a key VAT-saving measure for listed dwellings was abolished in October 2012, there are still circumstances in which aRead more.
Wages rise at the fastest rate in a decade
According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), average wages in the UK are growing at their fastest rate sinceRead more.
HM Revenue & Customs has started carrying out PAYE tax investigations remotely
It has been reported that HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has begun carrying out PAYE investigations remotely. The investigation beginsRead more.
25,000 companies receive penalties for the late filing of accounts in just one month
The latest data from Companies House shows that thousands of penalties were handed out for the late filing of companyRead more.
Non-VAT-registered businesses need EORI number to trade with EU customers and suppliers post-Brexit
Any business that is VAT-registered and currently trades with the EU will have automatically been issued with an EORI numberRead more.
New figures show a sharp increase in Inheritance Tax (IHT) receipts
New figures published by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) have revealed a significant increase in the number and value ofRead more.
Overseas employees potentially face double NICs liability following a no-deal Brexit
Employees working overseas on secondment could face paying twice as much in National Insurance Contributions in the event of aRead more.
HMRC trialling self-assessment checks to help local authorities to recover council tax
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has announced that it is entering into data-sharing arrangements with local authorities to help clampRead more.
Small employers risk losing the employment allowance in 2020
Plans to remove the employment allowance for large employers from April 2020 could impact on smaller firms. This allowance providesRead more.