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
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
Renewing tax credit claims
Families and individuals that receive tax credits should ensure that they renew their tax credit claims ... read more
How much does Class 4 NIC cost?
There are currently two types of national insurance contributions (NICs) payable by most self-employed ... read more
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
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
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
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
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
EMIs lose tax clearance under state aid
HMRC's recently published, and usually routine, Employment related securities bulletin contains an ... read more
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
Treatment of termination payments
With effect from 6 April 2018, employers will need to pay income tax and Class 1 national insurance ... read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Changed circumstances, change your Will
We have published articles before discussing the importance of making a will and ensuring that your ... read more
Overseas online VAT abuse
The new Fulfilment House Due Diligence Scheme (FHDDS) opened for online applications on 1 April 2018. The ... read more
What is the settlement legislation?
The settlements legislation is contained in s.624 ITTOIA 2005. The legislation seeks to ensure that where ... read more
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
Presidential Guidance published on uprated Vento bands
The President of the Employment Tribunals (England and Wales) and the President of the Employment ... read more