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18-06-2018
New “Spotlight” explains impact on pensions of maternity leave

New “Spotlight” explains impact on pensions of maternity leave

The Pensions Advisory Service (TPAS) has published a “Maternity Leave Spotlight” outlining the impact on ... read more

13-06-2018
Dormant assets scheme to be expanded

Dormant assets scheme to be expanded

The Government has announced that the dormant asset schemes is to be expanded to include to a wider set ... read more

13-06-2018
VAT reverse charge may be coming to the construction sector

VAT reverse charge may be coming to the construction sector

HMRC has launched a new consultation inviting comments from interested parties regarding the introduction ... read more

13-06-2018
The maternity allowance

The maternity allowance

The maternity allowance is a financial benefit for pregnant women who are self-employed, who are working ... read more

13-06-2018
Claim back pre-registration VAT

Claim back pre-registration VAT

There are special rules that determine the recoverability of VAT incurred before a business registers for ... read more

13-06-2018
When do charities pay or not pay tax?

When do charities pay or not pay tax?

The tax treatment of charities is complex. Many charities trade either as part of their charitable ... read more

13-06-2018
Companies and capital gains

Companies and capital gains

Capital Gains Tax (CGT) is not payable by limited companies or unincorporated associations when they sell ... read more

13-06-2018
Don’t forget to renew your tax credit claims

Don’t forget to renew your tax credit claims

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

11-06-2018
World Cup 2018 – Acas guidance

World Cup 2018 – Acas guidance

The World Cup 2018 will take place in Russia between Thursday, 14 June and Sunday, 15 July 2018, with 32 ... read more

11-06-2018
Religion and belief discrimination

Religion and belief discrimination

Acas has published new guidance on religion and belief discrimination in the workplace. The 26-page ... read more

06-06-2018
Gifts with strings attached

Gifts with strings attached

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

06-06-2018
Don’t leave assets in a company you dissolve

Don’t leave assets in a company you dissolve

The final step in bringing a company to a legal end is when the company is dissolved. However, one if the ... read more

06-06-2018
Liability of non-resident companies

Liability of non-resident companies

Under the current rules non-resident companies with a trading business in the UK are liable to pay UK ... read more

06-06-2018
What is the Repayment of Teachers Loan Scheme?

What is the Repayment of Teachers Loan Scheme?

Student Loans are part of the government’s financial support package for students in higher education in ... read more

06-06-2018
Pensions paid to non-residents

Pensions paid to non-residents

The HMRC Double Taxation Relief Manual sets out the overall principles to be applied in respect of ... read more

06-06-2018
VAT Agricultural Flat Rate Scheme

VAT Agricultural Flat Rate Scheme

Businesses that use the flat rate scheme pay VAT as a fixed percentage of their VAT inclusive turnover. ... read more

04-06-2018
New Time Off for Public Duties Order 2018 due in force from 1 October 2018

New Time Off for Public Duties Order 2018 due in force from 1 October 2018

The Time Off for Public Duties Order 2018 has been laid before Parliament and will come into force on 1 ... read more

30-05-2018
Payments in lieu of notice - an update

Payments in lieu of notice - an update

Since 6 April 2018, employers have been required to pay Income Tax and Class 1 National Insurance ... read more

30-05-2018
Claiming tax relief on pension contributions

Claiming tax relief on pension contributions

The annual allowance for tax relief on pensions is £40,000 for the current tax year. There is also a ... read more

30-05-2018
Is professional gambling a trade?

Is professional gambling a trade?

A thought-provoking question that has been asked by one of our readers is whether professional gambling ... read more

30-05-2018
Trustees responsibilities

Trustees responsibilities

A trust is an obligation that binds a trustee, an individual or a company, to deal with the assets such ... read more

30-05-2018
Children’s savings and tax

Children’s savings and tax

All children in the UK have their own personal annual allowance. However, anti-avoidance laws prevent ... read more

30-05-2018
Holiday entitlement

Holiday entitlement

Almost all full-time workers in the UK are legally entitled to 5.6 weeks' (or 28 days) paid holiday per ... read more

30-05-2018
Off-payroll working

Off-payroll working

The rules for individuals providing services to the public sector via an intermediary such as a personal ... read more