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HMRC Extends Tax Self-assessment Deadline by a Month to 28 February

HMRC Extends Tax Self-assessment Deadline by a Month to 28 February HMRC has extended the tax self-assessment deadline by a month, until 28 February, after conceding that some people were strug...

PAYE Refunds and Underpayments

PAYE Refunds and Underpayments   The Taxman has set his computer the task of recalculating the PAYE paid by many millions of people for the tax year 2010/11 and for the tax years 2003/...

State Pension: New state pension and contracted-out NICs

State Pension: New state pension and contracted-out NICs Most people will be aware that the state retirement pension system has changed for people who reach state pension age on or after 6 Apri...

Digital payments: Combats tax evasion where use of cash is declining

Digital technology has revolutionised the way people shop, sell, and save, and people are increasingly moving away from using cash. According to government research, cash has fallen from being...

Autumn Budget 2018 - Property - Final period exemption

Final period exemption currently means people do not have to pay CGT on gains made in the final 18 months of ownership, even if they are not an owner-occupier during that period. However, a long ex...

New PSC register – taking effect for ALL Companies

New PSC register – taking effect  for ALL Companies From 6 April 2016, all unlisted UK companies, limited liability partnerships (LLPs), or societas europaea (SEs)  are required...

Social Bookmarking Links

Almost every page on the website now includes links to a range of social bookmarking / sharing websites.Social bookmarking links can be found at the bottom of most pages.These sites allow yo...

Saving tax with simplified expenses

Certain sole traders and partnerships may benefit from using HMRC's simplified expenses regime to calculate business expenses for vehicles, working from home and living on the business premises...

HMRC warn of tax scams targeting university students

HMRC have published a series of warnings that university students are being targeted by scammers with fake tax refunds in an effort to steal money and personal details.   The scammers ...

Autumn Budget 2017 - Summary

Autumn Budget 2017 - Summary Chancellor Philip Hammond has delivered his first Autumn Budget under the new system he announced this time last year. The aim of the new system is for the Finance ...

Taxman to Hassle Tax Cheats

Taxman to Hassle Tax Cheats In addition to the 50,000 letters being sent about keeping business records, the Taxman is writing to 12,000 self-employed people who claim Tax Credits, to check ...

Abolition of Class 2 NICs delayed

Abolition of Class 2 NICs delayed On 2 November 2017, the Government announced a one year delay to the abolition of Class 2 National Insurance Contributions (NICs). Class 2 NICs will now be abo...

ISA limits update

ISA limits update The maximum annual investment limit for Individual Savings Accounts (SAs) will remain at £20,000 for 2018/19 (of which, for eligible investors, £4,000 may be saved...

Online platforms role in ensuring tax compliance

The government will publish its response to the call for evidence The Role of Online Platforms in Ensuring Tax Compliance by Their Users, which was launched at the Spring Statement 2018. This will ...

Spring Budget 2021 - Low Deposit Mortgage Guarantee Scheme

Low Deposit Mortgage Guarantee Scheme Rishi Sunak has announced that the Government will back a new 95% mortgage scheme which aims to help people with low deposits to purchase a residential pro...
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