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11-10-2018
Company director imprisoned

Company director imprisoned

A director of a company that manufactured security systems has been found guilty of two counts of ... read more

11-10-2018
The end of late payments by large organisations?

The end of late payments by large organisations?

The government has been trying to combat the widespread issue of large businesses abusing their position ... read more

11-10-2018
Importing from non-EU countries

Importing from non-EU countries

There are special rules for businesses that import goods from non-EU countries. Whilst most smaller ... read more

11-10-2018
Self-assessment filing deadline

Self-assessment filing deadline

The 2017-18 tax return deadline for taxpayers using a paper self-assessment return is 31 October 2018. ... read more

11-10-2018
VAT - option to tax

VAT - option to tax

There are special VAT rules that allow businesses to standard rate the supply of most non-residential and ... read more

11-10-2018
Companies and trading losses

Companies and trading losses

Corporation Tax relief may be available when a company or organisation makes a trading loss. The loss may ... read more

11-10-2018
The Digital Disclosure Service

The Digital Disclosure Service

HMRC has used targeted campaigns to recover underpaid taxes and penalties from specific sectors and ... read more

11-10-2018
Genuine messages from HMRC

Genuine messages from HMRC

HMRC has issued an updated version of their online guidance on Genuine HMRC contact and recognising ... read more

03-10-2018
Charity filing deadline approaching

Charity filing deadline approaching

The Charity Commission has warned charities that the deadline for submitting the 2017 annual return is ... read more

03-10-2018
When do you pay Income Tax?

When do you pay Income Tax?

Income Tax, unsurprisingly, is a tax on income. To be more specific, it is a tax on the income of ... read more

03-10-2018
What are National Insurance credits?

What are National Insurance credits?

National Insurance credits can help qualifying applicants to fill gaps in their National Insurance ... read more

03-10-2018
Gift Aid donations for food and drink

Gift Aid donations for food and drink

The Gift Aid scheme is available to all UK taxpayers. The charity or Community Amateur Sports Clubs ... read more

03-10-2018
Class 3 NICs

Class 3 NICs

Class 3 National Insurance Contributions (NICs) are a voluntary contribution paid by those wishing to ... read more

03-10-2018
Limitations of trivial benefit claims

Limitations of trivial benefit claims

Under HMRC’s rules, there is no tax to pay on trivial benefits in kind (BiK) provided to employees where ... read more

03-10-2018
Eligibility to claim Entrepreneurs’ Relief

Eligibility to claim Entrepreneurs’ Relief

Entrepreneurs' relief applies to the sale of a business, shares in a trading company or an individual’s ... read more

03-10-2018
Ways to liquidate a limited company

Ways to liquidate a limited company

There are a number of reasons why a limited company may be no longer required and can be shut down. This ... read more

03-10-2018
High penalties for offshore tax evasion

High penalties for offshore tax evasion

There are higher penalties for taxpayers evading Income Tax and Capital Gains Tax relating to offshore ... read more

26-09-2018
Alert for VAT registered traders

Alert for VAT registered traders

The deadline for businesses with a turnover above the VAT threshold to keep digital records and provide ... read more

26-09-2018
Late night taxis for employees

Late night taxis for employees

There is no specific requirement for employers to provide employees with transport home. Nevertheless, an ... read more

26-09-2018
Do capital gains affect tax credit claims?

Do capital gains affect tax credit claims?

There are special income eligibility rules for making tax credit claims. The amount and type of income ... read more

26-09-2018
Taxpayer wins appeal against filing penalties

Taxpayer wins appeal against filing penalties

The First-Tier Tribunal (FTT) recently heard a taxpayers appeal against penalties imposed for the late ... read more

26-09-2018
Employer pension contributions

Employer pension contributions

Employer contributions to any type of pension arrangement in a registered pension scheme are always paid ... read more

26-09-2018
Benefits provided by someone other than their employer

Benefits provided by someone other than their employer

Benefits provided to an employee by someone other than the employer (often known as 'third party ... read more

26-09-2018
Date announced for Autumn Budget 2018

The Chancellor has announced that the Autumn Budget 2018 will be held on Monday, 29 October 2018. The ... read more