1. The New Tax Year 2018/19

    The new tax year 2018/19 starts on 6 April 2018 and we outline below some of the changes to tax and business legislation. Reduction in the Dividend Allowance The Current Tax Free dividend allowance of […]

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  2. End of Tax Payments at the Post Office

    • 17 Oct 2017
    • By David Harper

    From 15 December 2017 the Post Office will no longer be able to accept payments to HM Revenue and Customs. HM Revenue and Customs are encouraging all payments to be made electronically as this is […]

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  3. HMRC Launches Simple Assessments

    • 28 Sep 2017
    • By David Harper

    HMRC have introduced Simple Assessments which will replace the requirement to complete a Self Assessment tax return for some individuals. These new assessments are aimed at reducing the number of individuals with simple tax affairs […]

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  4. Important Making Tax Digital Update

    • 13 Jul 2017
    • By Philip Holdsworth

    Three million of the smallest businesses and landlords will be able to move to the new digital system for keeping tax records at a pace that is right for them, Ministers announced today as they […]

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  5. Main Residence Nil Rate Band (RNRB)

    From 6 April 2017 your main residence starts to attract relief from Inheritance Tax. The relief applies to a home that you own outright or your share of your home, that you pass to your […]

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  6. Making Tax Digital – Update

    • 02 Mar 2017
    • By David Harper

    In an earlier blog I discussed the launch of HM Revenue & Custom’s consultation documents on their Making Tax Digital (MTD) proposals.  Broadly speaking HM Revenue & Customs are committed to moving the UK tax […]

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  7. Changes to Flat Rate VAT Scheme

    • 01 Feb 2017
    • By Philip Holdsworth

    To join this scheme, businesses need to have turnover excluding VAT of under £150,000. VAT payable to HMRC is based on a fixed percentage of turnover including VAT. The percentage rates vary for different business […]

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  8. Can My Personal Service Company (PSC) Pay For My Childcare Costs?

    • 18 Jan 2017
    • By David O’Donnell

    The simple answer is ‘Yes’. However, in order to do so tax efficiency requires some consideration including a detailed analysis of your individual circumstances. At present there are two options available to officers of PSCs […]

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  9. Uber Loses Right to Classify UK drivers as Self-Employed – How Does This Affect IR35 and the Self-Employed?

    • 15 Nov 2016
    • By David O’Donnell

    Uber is now a well-known multi-national business worth an estimated £50bn but that did not stop an employment tribunal ruling against them last Friday. The landmark ruling could see the company having to treat their […]

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  10. Succession – A Solution

    Employee Ownership Trusts Many owners of successful private companies have no one in their family able or willing to succeed them. This makes realising a capital gain in recognition of their success less easy to […]

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