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24-04-2018
Information Commissioner’s Office announces new lawful basis interactive guidance tool

Information Commissioner’s Office announces new lawful basis interactive guidance tool

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has announced that it has produced a lawful basis interactive ... read more

19-04-2018
Tax Diary May/June 2018

1 May 2018 - Due date for corporation tax due for the year ended 30 July 2017. 19 May 2018 - PAYE and ... read more

18-04-2018
Renewing tax credit claims

Renewing tax credit claims

Families and individuals that receive tax credits should ensure that they renew their tax credit claims ... read more

18-04-2018
How much does Class 4 NIC cost?

How much does Class 4 NIC cost?

There are currently two types of national insurance contributions (NICs) payable by most self-employed ... read more

18-04-2018
Claiming for job related expenses

Claiming for job related expenses

Employees who use their own money to buy things they need for their job, can sometimes claim tax relief ... read more

18-04-2018
Don’t forget to handout P60s

Don’t forget to handout P60s

The deadline for employers to provide employees with a copy of their P60 form is by 31 May 2018. A P60 ... read more

18-04-2018
What is a PET?

What is a PET?

Most gifts made during a person’s life are not subject to tax at the time of the gift. These lifetime ... read more

18-04-2018
Non-resident landlord’s scheme

Non-resident landlord’s scheme

The Non-resident landlord (NRL) scheme is a special scheme for the UK rental income of non-resident ... read more

18-04-2018
Let property disclosure campaign

Let property disclosure campaign

Landlords that receive letting income should notify HMRC by 5 October after the end of the tax year for ... read more

11-04-2018
EMIs lose tax clearance under state aid

EMIs lose tax clearance under state aid

HMRC's recently published, and usually routine, Employment related securities bulletin contains an ... read more

11-04-2018
Reminder to submit details for Benefits in Kind

Reminder to submit details for Benefits in Kind

Employers are reminded that the deadline for submitting the 2017-18 forms P11D, P11D(b) and P9D is 6 July ... read more

11-04-2018
Treatment of termination payments

Treatment of termination payments

With effect from 6 April 2018, employers will need to pay income tax and Class 1 national insurance ... read more

11-04-2018
Court rules on online filing penalties

Court rules on online filing penalties

The Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) is a set of special rules for tax and national insurance (NI) for ... read more

11-04-2018
Sugar tax takes the sweetness out of soft drinks

Sugar tax takes the sweetness out of soft drinks

The new Soft Drinks Industry Levy came into effect with the start of the new tax year on 6 April 2018. ... read more

11-04-2018
Extra tax relief for married over 80s

Extra tax relief for married over 80s

The Married Couple's Allowance (MCA) is available to elderly married couples or those in a civil ... read more

11-04-2018
What plant purchases qualify for a tax allowance?

What plant purchases qualify for a tax allowance?

Most day to day business expenses can be deducted from business income when calculating your taxable ... read more

09-04-2018
Access to Work grants increase by £15,000

Access to Work grants increase by £15,000

Following new measures introduced in Parliament, from 1 April 2018 disabled workers can now benefit from ... read more

04-04-2018
What is your Principal private residence?

What is your Principal private residence?

As a general rule, there should be no capital gains tax (CGT) to be paid on a property which has been ... read more

04-04-2018
The GDPR is coming

The GDPR is coming

There are now just 7 weeks to go until the new data protection regulations become law on 25 May 2018. The ... read more

04-04-2018
Changed circumstances, change your Will

Changed circumstances, change your Will

We have published articles before discussing the importance of making a will and ensuring that your ... read more

04-04-2018
Overseas online VAT abuse

Overseas online VAT abuse

The new Fulfilment House Due Diligence Scheme (FHDDS) opened for online applications on 1 April 2018. The ... read more

04-04-2018
What is the settlement legislation?

What is the settlement legislation?

The settlements legislation is contained in s.624 ITTOIA 2005. The legislation seeks to ensure that where ... read more

04-04-2018
Online access to personal tax account

Online access to personal tax account

HMRC has issued an update of what can be dealt with by accessing and using a personal tax account (PTA). ... read more

03-04-2018
Presidential Guidance published on uprated Vento bands

Presidential Guidance published on uprated Vento bands

The President of the Employment Tribunals (England and Wales) and the President of the Employment ... read more