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Apr 11, 2019
Keeping your tax affairs in order isn’t necessarily enough to avoid a tax investigation from HMRC. Many investigations take place randomly, so make sure you know how to deal with one should you come under HMRC’s spotlight.
Despite all the uncertainty surrounding Brexit, the clock is still ticking to 1 April 2019, when MTD for VAT comes into force and businesses will have to change the way they submit VAT. Here’s how to make sure you’re ready.
The UK’s inheritance tax (IHT) system is fiendishly complicated, so to reduce the extent of this painful procedure, the Office of Tax Simplification has released a report making a number of recommendations to improve the situation.
Nov 08, 2018
HMRC had huge issues with their computer system in 2016/17, which resulted in the rejection of a number of complex online tax returns. However, as many as 30,000 tax returns slipped through the net and they will all now have to be re-worked by HMRC.
Aug 07, 2018
From April 2020 there will be significant changes to the payment of Capital Gains Tax (CGT) and to the reporting of residential property sales to HMRC.
Aug 07, 2018
On 6 July 2018, the government published a policy paper entitled ‘Income Tax rent a room relief’, which outlines a new condition which tax payers must soon meet in order to be eligible for rent a room relief.
Jul 06, 2018
Intuit QuickBooks, one of our cloud accounting software partners, have recently released a survey which reveals that over 40% of small business owners still haven’t heard of Making Tax Digital (MTD).
May 04, 2018
If you make an employee redundant or grant them a pay-out at the end of their employment then take great care, as the tax treatment of these payments changed on 6 April 2018.
Apr 06, 2018
Connect allows HMRC to cross-reference tax returns with data from numerous other sources including loyalty cards, flight information and even social media, meaning many more innocent taxpayers could end up under the spotlight.
The original purpose of rent a room relief has become warped, and has led to the government launching a consultation which proposes two key reforms.
Feb 02, 2018