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  1. PAYE late filing and late payment penalties (post)

      PAYE late filing and late payment penalties HMRC has confirmed that it will continue its risk-based approach to payroll…

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  2. HMRC tackles PAYE avoidance through employers who used Employee Benefit Trusts schemes (EBTs) (post)

      With tax planning and PAYE avoidance schemes, as with many things in life,  what looks too good to be…

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  3. PAYE and NICs: HMRC win at Supreme Court (post)

      A PAYE and NICs avoidance scheme using Employee Benefit Trusts (EBTs) as a means of remunerating directors and staff…

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  4. Better to pay interest on your loan account than dividends if higher rate taxpayer (post)

      Ever since the introduction of the 7.5% increase in the rate of tax on dividends in April 2016, it…

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  5. End of year PAYE return reminder (post)

      End of year PAYE return reminder Under RTI the end of year form P35 was replaced by the Final…

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  6. Emergency PAYE tax code to be applied to certain pension withdrawals (post)

    News: June 2015 Emergency PAYE tax code to be applied to certain pension withdrawals The new flexible pension rules came…

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  7. HMRC don’t yet have the power to raid taxpayers’ bank accounts (post)

    News: June 2015 HMRC don’t yet have the power to raid taxpayers’ bank accounts HMRC are seeking the power to…

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  8. End of year PAYE return (post)

    News: February 2015 End of year PAYE return Prior to the introduction of RTI, employers were required to complete an…

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  9. HMRC seeking power to raid taxpayers’ bank accounts (post)

    News: June 2014 HMRC seeking power to raid taxpayers’ bank accounts Another controversial measure is being proposed by the Government…

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  10. PAYE reporting in real time (post)

    News: November 2012 PAYE reporting in real time HMRC is introducing a new way of reporting PAYE – called Real…

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  11. The real time information system for PAYE (post)

    News: October 2012 The real time information system for PAYE This revolutionary development in the PAYE system will involve many…

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  12. Changes to the PAYE system for student employees (post)

    News: September 2012 Changes to the PAYE system for student employees If you employ a student at any time other…

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  13. Are you a customer of HMRC, or a taxpayer? (post)

    News: July 2012 Are you a customer of HMRC, or a taxpayer? Are you fed up with HMRC calling you…

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  14. 2012/13 PAYE notices of coding (post)

    News: February 2012 2012/13 PAYE notices of coding These are now being issued, something that will continue throughout February and…

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  15. Collecting tax debts through PAYE (post)

    News: June 2011 Collecting tax debts through PAYE Over recent years, HMRC has concentrated its debt collection resources, out of…

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  16. PAYE forms for employers (post)

    News: March 2011 PAYE forms for employers HMRC will now no longer routinely issue paper Employer or Budget Packs, or…

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  17. The Budget 2021 (post)

    The Budget 2021 Today Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced the 2021 Budget in the House of Commons.  Below we have highlighted…

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  18. We Talk Tiers and HMRC Updates This December (post)

    With Lockdown coming to an end, we talk “Tiers” and the latest government updates this December.  The new Tier system…

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  19. The Winter Economy Plan (post)

      Here at Robinsons, we can help you check your eligibility and get you on board the scheme that works…

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  20. A decade of bizarre excuses and expense claims (post)

    A decade of bizarre excuses and expense claims Vengeful witches and pet hamsters feature in HMRC’s list of imaginative excuses and…

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  21. Self assessment deadline approaching (post)

    Self assessment deadline approaching The deadline for submitting your 2018/19 self assessment return is 31 January 2020. The deadline applies…

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  22. Guidance on Structures and Buildings Allowance (post)

    Guidance on Structures and Buildings Allowance The latest HMRC Agent Update includes guidance on the Structures and Buildings Allowance (SBA).…

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  23. Review of the Disguised Remuneration Loan Charge (post)

    Review of the Disguised Remuneration Loan Charge The government has announced it will make a number of changes to the…

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  24. Employer guidance from HMRC (post)

      Employer guidance from HMRC HMRC has issued Employer guidance in the latest Employer Bulletin. This issue includes articles on…

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  25. Tax scams: Self Assessment avoidance tips (HMRC) (post)

      Tax scams: HMRC offers tips on avoiding Self Assessment scams HMRC is giving information to taxpayers to help them…

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  26. HMRC countdown to file your tax return (post)

    HMRC countdown to file your tax return With less than 100 days until the self assessment tax return deadline of…

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  27. PPRR: Changes to Capital Gains Tax (post)

    Special Report: Changes to Capital Gains Tax, private residence and lettings reliefs Home sweet home For many, owning and selling…

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  28. Employer Bulletin: Guidance for employers (post)

    Employer Bulletin: Guidance for employers HMRC has published the October 2019 issue of the Employer Bulletin which contains guidance for…

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  29. Money Laundering non-compliance (post)

      Money Laundering non-compliance HMRC has published details of businesses that have failed to comply with the Money Laundering, Terrorist…

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  30. Experts warning over insolvency debts (post)

      Experts warning over insolvency debts Prioritising HMRC over other creditors in insolvencies will have a ‘negative impact on the…

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  31. Loan Charge: Independent review begins (post)

      Independent review of the Loan Charge The government has initiated a review of the Loan Charge and whether the policy…

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  32. Trusts and Estates with savings income (post)

      Trusts and Estates with small amounts of savings income In the latest Trusts and Estates Newsletter HMRC has confirmed…

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  33. ICAEW: Simplify apprenticeship funding (post)

      ICAEW urges Governement to simplify apprenticeship funding The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) has urged…

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  34. Distribution of assets: Insolvency hierarchy changes (post)

      Distribution of assets: Insolvency hierarchy changes From 6 April 2020, insolvency legislation will be amended to move HMRC up…

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  35. Off payroll rules for the private sector (post)

      Off payroll rules for the private sector The government has published the draft legislation for the next Finance Bill…

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  36. Latest MTD for VAT (post)

      Latest MTD for VAT HMRC is phasing in its landmark Making Tax Digital (MTD) regime, which will ultimately require…

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  37. Forms P11D – reporting employee benefits (post)

      Forms P11D – reporting employee benefits The forms P11D which report details of benefits and some expenses provided to…

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  38. Tax simplification for smaller businesses says OTS (post)

      OTS calls for tax simplification for smaller businesses A report by the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) calls on…

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  39. ‘Springtime’ tax scams target young people (post)

      ‘Springtime’ tax scams target young people HMRC has warned young people in the UK to ‘stay vigilant’ in order…

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  40. Consultation on extension of IR35 rules (post)

      Consultation on extension of IR35 rules HMRC has published guidance on the extension of the off-payroll working rules (also…

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  41. MTD for VAT (post)

      MTD for VAT HMRC is phasing in its landmark Making Tax Digital (MTD) regime, which will ultimately require taxpayers…

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  42. Reporting Benefits in Kind – Forms P11D (post)

      Reporting Benefits in Kind – Forms P11D The forms P11D which report details of benefits and some expenses provided…

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  43. Phishing: Households with landlines should be vigilant (post)

      Phishing: Households with landlines should be vigilant Over recent years HMRC has increasingly cracked down on email and SMS…

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  44. Employer Bulletin: Latest update for employers (post)

      Latest update for employers HMRC has issued Employer Bulletin (February 2019) which includes a number of interesting articles on:…

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  45. ‘Unbelievable excuses’ for late filing of tax returns (post)

      ‘Unbelievable excuses’ for late filing of tax returns HMRC has revealed some of the most ‘bizarre excuses’ taxpayers have…

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  46. HMRC’s Voice ID database (post)

      HMRC’s Voice ID database Since 2017, HMRC’s Voice ID database system has captured millions of callers’ voice data by encouraging…

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  47. Self assessment deadline approaching (post)

      Self assessment deadline approaching The deadline for submitting your 2017/18 self assessment return is 31 January 2019. The deadline…

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  48. HMRC countdown: file your tax return (post)

      HMRC countdown: file your tax return With less than 100 days until the self assessment tax return deadline of…

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  49. Guidance for employers – recent updates (post)

      New guidance for employers HMRC has issued the October 2018 Employer Bulletin which contains a number of articles providing…

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  50. Making Tax Digital for VAT public pilot opens (post)

      Making Tax Digital for VAT public pilot opens and deferral for some businesses HMRC has opened the Making Tax…

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  51. HMRC publishes a list of deliberate tax defaulters (post)

      HMRC has published an updated list of deliberate tax defaulters. The list includes details of taxpayers who have incurred…

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  52. Latest employers guidance from HMRC (post)

      Latest employers guidance from HMRC HMRC has published the latest edition of the Employer Bulletin. This employers guidance for…

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  53. HMRC warning: time to declare offshore assets (post)

      HMRC warning: time to declare offshore assets HMRC is warning that taxpayers could face penalties if they fail to…

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  54. Making Tax Digital VAT Guide (post)

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  55. Diary of main tax events – July / August 2018 (post)

      Diary of main tax events – July / August 2018 Welcome to this month’s Tax Diary, providing you with all…

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  56. Short-term business visitors (post)

      SHORT-TERM BUSINESS VISITORS HMRC are consulting on ways to simplify the tax treatment of short-term business visitors from the…

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  57. What is the 2019 loan charge? (post)

      What is the 2019 loan charge? This is a tax charge on any outstanding loans that exist as a…

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  58. Notify HMRC of Employee Benefits Trusts and similar loans by 30 September (post)

      NOTIFY HMRC OF EMPLOYEE BENEFITS TRUSTS AND SIMILAR LOANS BY 30 SEPTEMBER  HMRC have published revised guidance on settling…

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  59. Diary of Main Tax Events – March / April 2018 (post)

      Tax diary: All the main tax events for March / April 2018 Welcome to this month’s Tax Diary, providing…

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  60. Bookkeeping (page)

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  61. Online accounts (page)

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  62. Diary of Main Tax Events – May/June 2018 (post)

      Tax diary: All the main tax events for March / April 2018 Welcome to this month’s Tax Diary, providing…

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  63. Taking a lodger? Don’t forget to claim “rent a room” relief (post)

      Taking a lodger? Don’t forget to claim “rent a room” landlord relief HMRC are carrying out a review of…

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  64. Tax advantage of EMI share option schemes lapses (post)

      Tax advantage of EMI share option schemes lapses HMRC have advised companies to consider delaying the grant of Enterprise…

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  65. Diary of main tax events – April/May 2018 (post)

      Tax diary: All the main tax events for March / April 2018 Welcome to this month’s Tax Diary, providing…

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  66. Cash and digital payments considerations in the new economy (post)

    Cash and digital payments considerations One of the announcements in the Spring Statement was the possible demise of the 1p…

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  67. Tax Diary: all the main tax events for March / April 2018 (post)

      Tax Diary: all the main tax events for March / April 2018 Welcome to this month’s Tax Diary, providing…

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  68. Diary of main tax events – February/March 2018 (post)

      Diary of main tax events – July / August 2018 Welcome to this month’s Tax Diary, providing you with all…

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  69. Exceeding the annual pension allowance (post)

      If your pension savings exceed the annual pension input limit (generally £40,000) then there is an annual allowance charge.…

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  70. Diary of main tax events – January / February 2018 (post)

      Diary of main tax events – January / February 2018 Welcome to this month’s Tax Diary, providing you with all…

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  71. Pension planning (post)

    There are many reasons why pension planning is important. For most taxpayers the maximum pension contribution is £40,000 each tax…

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  72. What insurance does your new business need in place? (post)

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  73. Income Tax and Corporation Tax (post)

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  74. Tax diary of main events – December 2017 / January 2018 (post)

      Diary of main tax events – December 2017 / January 2018 Welcome to this month’s Tax Diary, providing you with…

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  75. Personal allowance and higher rate tax threshold limit increased (post)

        The Chancellor reminded us that the government are committed to increasing the personal allowance to £12,500 in 2020…

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  76. How to set up payroll taxes and pensions for your new business (post)

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  77. What (and when) should you be filing to HMRC (post)

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  78. Diary of main tax events November/ December 2017 (post)

      Diary of main tax events – November / December 2017 Welcome to this month’s Tax Diary, providing you with all…

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  79. Many will not get a self assessment tax return next year (post)

        The government are gradually phasing out the self-assessment tax return and replacing it with an individual tax account…

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  80. Changes to pension tax relief in the budget? (post)

      Changes to pension tax relief in the budget? There is again speculation about further restrictions to tax relief on…

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  81. What type of business should you register? (post)

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  82. Accounting and bookkeeping for small business – a small business accounting guide (post)

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  83. Diary of main tax events October / November 2017 (post)

      Tax diary: All the main tax events for October / November 2017 Welcome to this month’s Tax Diary, providing…

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  84. Taxing dividends in January (post)

      The rules for taxing dividends changed radically from 6 April 2016 with the removal of the 10% notional tax…

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  85. Diary of main tax events September / October 2017 (post)

      Tax diary: All the main tax events for September / October 2017 Welcome to this month’s Tax Diary, providing…

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  86. Diary of main tax events August / September 2017 (post)

      Tax diary: All the main tax events for August / September 2017 Welcome to this month’s Tax Diary, providing…

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  87. Diary of Main Tax Events – July / August 2017 (post)

      Tax diary: All the main tax events for July / August 2017 Welcome to this month’s Tax Diary, providing…

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  88. Diary of main tax events June / July 2017 (post)

      Date What’s Due 1/06 Corporation tax for year to 31/8/16  (unless pay quarterly) 19/06 PAYE & NIC deductions, and…

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  89. Diary of main tax events May / June 2017 (post)

      Date What’s Due 1/05 Corporation tax for year to 31/07/16 (unless quarterly payments apply) 19/05 PAYE & NIC deductions,…

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  90. Diary of main tax events April / May 2017 (post)

      Date What’s Due 01/04 Corporation tax for year to 30/06/2016 06/04 2017/18 tax year begins 19/04 Final RTI FPS…

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  91. Diary of main tax events March / April 2017 (post)

      Date What’s Due 1/03 Corporation tax payment for year to 31/5/16 (unless quarterly instalments apply) 19/03 PAYE & NIC…

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  92. Making Tax Digital (page)

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  93. Diary of main tax events February / March 2017 (post)

      Date What’s Due 1/02 Corporation Tax payment for year to 30/4/16 (unless quarterly instalments apply) 19/02 PAYE & NIC…

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  94. Diary of main tax events January / February 2017 (post)

      Date What’s Due   1/01   Corporation tax payment for year to 31/3/16 (unless quarterly instalments apply)   19/01…

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  95. Diary of main events for December 2016 / January 2017 (post)

      Date What’s Due   1/12   Corporation tax payment for year to 29/02/16 (unless quarterly instalments apply)   19/12…

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  96. Penalties for careless errors in accounting records (post)

      Where additional tax is payable as the result of an HMRC enquiry and it is shown that the additional…

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  97. Autumn Statement 2016: Making Tax Digital and other matters (post)

      The following post seeks to provide an overview of the other matters covered by the Autumn Statement delivered on 23rd November…

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  98. Autumn Statement 2016: Summary of Capital Taxes (post)

      The following post seeks to provide an overview of the Capital Taxes covered by the Autumn Statement delivered on 23rd November 2016. Capital…

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  99. Autumn Statement 2016: Summary of employment and payroll issues (post)

      The following post seeks to provide an overview of employment and payroll issues covered by the Autumn Statement delivered on 23rd…

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  100. Autumn Statement 2016: Personal Tax summary (post)

      The following post seeks to provide an overview of Personal Tax implications from the Autumn Statement delivered on 23rd November…

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  101. Diary of main tax events: November / December 2016 (post)

      Main tax events: November / December 2016 Welcome to the diary pages. Please find below the main tax events…

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  102. Have you declared your overseas income and gains? (post)

      Where an individual is resident in the UK, he or she is generally taxable on worldwide income and gains…

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  103. Have you declared all of your credit card sales? (post)

      Where credit card sales have been omitted from business takings, HMRC are encouraging taxpayers to come forward and make…

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  104. Splitting the income of married couples (post)

      Where a married couple hold savings accounts and other investments in joint names, the income from those investments is…

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  105. Christmas is coming! – new rules for gifts to staff (post)

      From 6 April 2016 new rules were introduced to allow employers to provide their directors and employees with certain…

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  106. Diary of main tax events October / november 2016 (post)

      Date What’s Due 1/10 Corporation tax for year to 31/12/15 5/10 Deadline for notifying HMRC of chargeability for 2015/16…

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  107. Diary of main tax events for September / October 2016 (post)

      Date What’s Due 1 September Corporation tax for year to 30/11/15 19 September PAYE & NIC deductions, and CIS…

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  108. Liquidating a company – is it a capital gain? (post)

      One of the anti-avoidance measures being introduced by the latest Finance Bill potentially changes the way that certain payments…

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  109. Notification of chargeability (post)

      As set out in this month’s tax diary, individuals are required to notify HMRC by 5 October 2016 if…

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  110. Diary of Main Tax Events – August / September 2016 (post)

      Tax diary: All the main tax events for August / September 2016 Welcome to this month’s Tax Diary, providing…

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  111. Thinking about incorporating your business? (post)

      Where a sole trader, partnership or LLP has established a significant value for the goodwill of their business it…

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  112. Tax diary of main events for July / August 2016 (post)

      Tax diary: All the main tax events for July / August 2016 Welcome to this month’s Tax Diary, providing…

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  113. Changes next year for public sector workers “off payroll” (post)

      It was announced in the March Budget that Finance Bill 2017 will include measures to change the rules for…

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  114. Diary of Main Tax Events – June / July 2016 (post)

      Tax diary: All the main tax events for June / July 2016 Welcome to this month’s Tax Diary, providing…

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  115. Diary of Main Tax Events – May / June 2016 (post)

      Tax diary: All the main tax events for May / June 2016 Welcome to this month’s Tax Diary, providing…

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  116. Making tax digital – too soon? (post)

      George Osborne announced the introduction of digital tax accounts in his 2015 Budget, with more information being sent online…

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  117. Budget 2016 – key points (post)

    Some 600,000 small business to be taken out of business rates. George Osborne has announced that some 600,000 small businesses…

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  118. Diary of Main Tax Events – March / April 2016 (post)

      Tax diary: All the main tax events for March / April 2016 Welcome to this month’s Tax Diary, providing…

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  119. MAKE CHARITABLE PAYMENTS UNDER GIFT AID TO SAVE MORE TAX (post)

    Higher rate taxpayers should make any charitable payments under Gift Aid so that they obtain additional tax relief. The charity…

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  120. Diary of Main Tax Events – February / March 2016 (post)

      Tax diary: All the main tax events for February / March 2016 Welcome to this month’s Tax Diary, providing…

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  121. RTI concessions for small employers to end from 6 April 2016 (post)

      RTI concessions for small employers to end from 6 April 2016 The Government announced at Autumn Statement 2015 that…

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  122. Contracting out of additional state pension ends 5 April 2016 (post)

      Contracting out of additional state pension ends 5 April 2016 From 6 April 2016 employees of contracted-out defined benefit…

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  123. Audit (page)

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  124. Frequently Asked Questions (page)

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  125. …And will have to pay CGT earlier (post)

    News: December 2015 …And will have to pay CGT earlier CGT is normally payable by individuals by 31 January after…

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  126. Car and fuel benefit charges (post)

    News: December 2015 Car and fuel benefit charges Diesel company cars currently carry a 3% supplement on the percentage of…

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  127. Diary of Main Tax Events – Nov / Dec 2015 (post)

      Tax diary: All the main tax events for November / December 2015 Welcome to this month’s Tax Diary, providing…

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  128. Diary of Main Tax Events – October / November 2015 (post)

      Tax diary: All the main tax events for October / November 2015 Welcome to this month’s Tax Diary, providing…

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  129. Bank and other interest to be paid gross from April 2016 (post)

    News: September 2015 Bank and other interest to be paid gross from April 2016 As announced in the spring 2015…

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  130. Diary of Main Tax Events – September / October 2015 (post)

      Tax diary: All the main tax events for September / October 2015 Welcome to this month’s Tax Diary, providing…

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  131. The dog ate my tax return… (post)

    News: July 2015 The dog ate my tax return… …is not a reasonable excuse! However, it has been announced that…

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  132. Diary of Main Tax Events – July / August 2015 (post)

      Tax diary: All the main tax events for July / August 2015 Welcome to this month’s Tax Diary, providing…

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  133. Changes to taxation of dividends (post)

    News: Budget July 2015 Changes to taxation of dividends The Chancellor has announced that from 6 April 2016 there will…

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  134. Considering giving shares in your company to employees? (post)

    News: June 2015 Considering giving shares in your company to employees? More and more companies now give their employees the…

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  135. Diary of Main Tax Events – June / July 2015 (post)

      Tax diary: All the main tax events for June / July 2015 Welcome to this month’s Tax Diary, providing…

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  136. Diary of Main Tax Events – May / June 2015 (post)

      Tax diary: All the main tax events for May / June 2015 Welcome to this month’s Tax Diary, providing…

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  137. Further changes to ISAs (post)

    News: April 2015 Further changes to ISAs The current £15,000 ISA limit is to be increased to £15,240 from 6…

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  138. The end of tax returns? (post)

    News: April 2015 The end of tax returns? The Government proposes to transform the tax system over the next Parliament…

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  139. Diary of Main Tax Events – February / March 2015 (post)

      Tax diary: All the main tax events for February / March 2015 Welcome to this month’s Tax Diary, providing…

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  140. Personal allowance and tax bands (post)

    News: January 2015 Personal allowance and tax bands The personal allowance for 2015/16 was originally scheduled to increase to £10,500…

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  141. Annual CGT exemption and new Stamp Duty Land Tax rates (post)

    News: January 2015 Annual CGT exemption and new Stamp Duty Land Tax rates This is set to be £11,100 in…

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  142. Car fuel benefit charge (post)

    News: January 2015 Car fuel benefit charge Employees and directors with company cars and who also have some or all…

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  143. Collection of unpaid tax through your tax code (post)

    News: December 2014 Collection of unpaid tax through your tax code Currently, HM Revenue and Customs can collect tax debts…

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  144. HMRC credit card sales campaign (post)

    News: December 2014 HMRC credit card sales campaign HMRC’s latest disclosure campaign is aimed at traders who accept payments by…

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  145. Diary of Main Tax Events – December / January 2014 (post)

      Tax diary: All the main tax events for December / January 2014 Welcome to this month’s Tax Diary, providing…

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  146. RTI Penalties delayed again (post)

    News: October 2014 RTI Penalties delayed again As advised in earlier newsletters, automatic in–year RTI late filing penalties start on…

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  147. Diary of Main Tax Events – October / November 2014 (post)

      Tax diary: All the main tax events for October/ November 2014 Welcome to this month’s Tax Diary, providing you…

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  148. HMRC get heavy with those using tax avoidance schemes (post)

    News: September 2014 HMRC get heavy with those using tax avoidance schemes Anyone with an open enquiry (or appeal) concerning…

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  149. Changes to class 2 NICs collection (post)

    News: September 2014 Changes to class 2 NICs collection The National Insurance Contributions Bill was published on 18 July 2014.…

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  150. Tax relief for donating your old suit to charity! (post)

    News: September 2014 Tax relief for donating your old suit to charity! HMRC has amended its guidance for charities that…

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  151. Diary of Main Tax Events – September / October 2014 (post)

      Tax diary: All the main tax events for September / October 2014 Welcome to this month’s Tax Diary, providing…

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  152. Tax avoidance crackdown affects “followers” of failed schemes (post)

    News: June 2014 Tax avoidance crackdown affects “followers” of failed schemes There have been a number of high-profile celebrities who…

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  153. Should you reimburse your employer for private fuel? (post)

    News: June 2014 Should you reimburse your employer for private fuel? In addition to the benefit in kind charged on…

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  154. Diary of Main Tax Events – June / July 2014 (post)

      Tax diary: All the main tax events for June / July 2014 Welcome to this month’s Tax Diary, providing…

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  155. Capital Gains Tax to be paid by non-residents on uk residential property (post)

    News: May 2014 Capital Gains Tax to be paid by non-residents on uk residential property As previously announced, it has…

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  156. Payment of self-employed class 2 national insurance (post)

    News: May 2014 Payment of self-employed class 2 national insurance Class 2 NIC for the tax year 2014/15 is charged…

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  157. Tax (post)

    News: April 2014 Tax Personal allowances Personal allowances are fixed for 2014/15 at £10,000, the level promised in the Coalition…

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  158. Diary of Main Tax Events – April / May 2014 (post)

      Tax diary: All the main tax events for April / May 2014 Welcome to this month’s Tax Diary, providing…

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  159. Budget Summary (post)

    News: March 2014 Budget Summary This was a Budget for bingo-playing baby-boomers who have not started to draw their private…

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  160. Make charitable payments under gift aid to save more tax (post)

    News: March 2014 Make charitable payments under gift aid to save more tax Higher rate taxpayers should make any charitable…

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  161. Individual (post)

    News: March 2014 Individual Personal Allowances The standard personal allowance will rise to £10,500 from 6 April 2015. The age…

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  162. Investments (post)

    News: March 2014 Investments Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) The SEIS was introduced for a limited five year period from…

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  163. Get ready for pension auto-enrolment (post)

    News: February 2014 Get ready for pension auto-enrolment The next big challenge for payroll departments within Small and Medium sized…

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  164. Diary of Main Tax Events – February / March 2014 (post)

      Tax diary: All the main tax events for February / March 2014 Welcome to this month’s Tax Diary, providing…

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  165. Diary of Main Tax Events – March / April 2014 (post)

      Tax diary: All the main tax events for March / April 2014 Welcome to this month’s Tax Diary, providing…

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  166. Personal allowance and tax bands (post)

    News: January 2014 Personal allowance and tax bands The promised hike in the personal allowance to £10,000 is confirmed for…

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  167. LLPs and RTI (post)

    News: January 2014 LLPs and RTI Members of limited liability partnerships (LLPs) LLPs have become increasingly popular as a vehicle…

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  168. New HMRC approach to business records check (BRCs) (post)

    News: December 2013 New HMRC approach to business records check (BRCs) The BRC programme involves on-site visits to encourage taxpayers…

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  169. Tax diary of main events (post)

    News: December 2013 Tax diary of main events Date What’s Due 19 December PAYE & NIC deductions, and CIS return…

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  170. Tax diary of main events for October / November 2013 (post)

    News: November 2013 Tax diary of main events for October / November 2013 Date What’s Due 1 November Corporation tax…

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  171. Tax Diary Of Main Events For October / November 2013 (post)

    News: October 2013 Tax Diary Of Main Events For October / November 2013 Date What’s Due 1 October Corporation tax…

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  172. CODING OUT TAX DEBT (post)

    News: September 2013 CODING OUT TAX DEBT HMRC are looking to increase this activity, which involves the collection of tax…

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  173. TAX DIARY OF MAIN EVENTS FOR SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER 2013 (post)

    News: September 2013 TAX DIARY OF MAIN EVENTS FOR SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER 2013 Date Whats Due 1 September Corporation tax…

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  174. HMRC going increasingly digital (post)

    News: August 2013 HMRC going increasingly digital £200 million is to be invested in HMRC’s digital services, which they believe…

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  175. Tax diary of main events for August/September 2013 (post)

    News: August 2013 Tax diary of main events for August/September 2013 Date Whats Due 1 August Corporation tax for year…

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  176. TAX CHARGE ON TAKING A LOAN FROM A CLOSE COMPANY AND TAX MAIN EVENTS FOR JULY/AUGUST 2013 (post)

    News: July 2013 TAX CHARGE ON TAKING A LOAN FROM A CLOSE COMPANY AND TAX MAIN EVENTS FOR JULY/AUGUST 2013…

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  177. CHANGES TO PROCEDURES FOR HMRC FIELD OFFICER VISITS IN DEBT MANAGEMENT (post)

    News: July 2013 CHANGES TO PROCEDURES FOR HMRC FIELD OFFICER VISITS IN DEBT MANAGEMENT The controversial issue of HMRC’s debt…

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  178. TAX ON PAYMENTS OF TRAIL COMMISSION (post)

    News: June 2013 TAX ON PAYMENTS OF TRAIL COMMISSION We are referring here to commission which may be passed on…

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  179. TAX DIARY OF MAIN EVENTS FOR JUNE/JULY 2013 (post)

    News: June 2013 TAX DIARY OF MAIN EVENTS FOR JUNE/JULY 2013 Date Whats Due 1 June Corporation tax for year…

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  180. TAX DIARY OF MAIN EVENTS FOR MAY/JUNE 2013 (post)

    News: May 2013 TAX DIARY OF MAIN EVENTS FOR MAY/JUNE 2013 Date Whats Due 1 May Corporation tax for year…

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  181. Personal allowance and tax bands (post)

    News: April 2013 Personal allowance and tax bands Personal Allowance This is fixed for 2013/14 as £9,440 if you were…

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  182. Tax diary main events for March/April 2013 (post)

    News: March 2013 Tax diary main events for March/April 2013 Date What’s due 1 March Corporation tax for year to…

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  183. Tax diary of main events for February / March 2013 (post)

    News: February 2013 Tax diary of main events for February / March 2013 Date What’s due 1 February Corporation tax…

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  184. Odd happenings with the personal allowance (post)

    News: January 2013 Odd happenings with the personal allowance 2012/13 – £8,105 2013/14 – £9,440 (not £9,205 as originally planned)…

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  185. Main tax events for Dec 2012 – Jan 2013 (post)

    News: December 2012 Main tax events for Dec 2012 – Jan 2013 Date What’s due 1 December Corporation tax for…

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  186. Maintaining positive cash flow in your firm (post)

    News: November 2012 Maintaining positive cash flow in your firm In today’s economy, difficulties with cash flow are quite frequent…

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  187. High net worth unit (post)

    News: November 2012 High net worth unit You may be delighted if HMRC use this unit to look after your…

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  188. Client contact points for HMRC (post)

    News: November 2012 Client contact points for HMRC Increasingly, the forms issued by HMRC seem to ask for more data…

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  189. Tax diary of main events for October / November 2012 (post)

    News: November 2012 Tax diary of main events for October / November 2012 We hope you will find this new…

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  190. New HMRC tracker service (post)

    News: October 2012 New HMRC tracker service If you are an employee, or you pay tax on a company pension…

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  191. ESC A19 developments (post)

    News: September 2012 ESC A19 developments This is an extra-statutory concession that sets out how HMRC may exercise its discretion…

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  192. New HMRC campaigns (post)

    News: August 2012 New HMRC campaigns As always, these campaigns are aimed at encouraging people to come forward about any…

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  193. Tax in Scotland (post)

    News: June 2012 Tax in Scotland If you live in Scotland, you probably know that the Scottish Parliament now has…

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  194. Tax relief on gifts to the nation (post)

    News: June 2012 Tax relief on gifts to the nation This is a new tax relief (called the Cultural Gifts…

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  195. HMRC help for their customers (post)

    News: May 2012 HMRC help for their customers The amount of information supplied nowadays by HMRC for taxpayers (or customers…

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  196. Tax and nannies (post)

    News: May 2012 Tax and nannies Families who pay a nanny in cash are to be targeted by HMRC. Under…

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  197. Tax bands (post)

    News: April 2012 Tax bands There are traps galore here, too, as the planned increase in the personal allowance to…

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  198. For individuals (post)

    News: March 2012 For individuals Personal Allowances The big news for individuals is that the personal allowance will increase to…

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  199. Savings and investments (post)

    News: March 2012 Savings and investments Enterprise Investment Schemes From 6 April 2012 there are two schemes which you can…

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  200. Caught by the personal allowance trap? (post)

    News: March 2012 Caught by the personal allowance trap? Do you know if you are one of the 700,000+ people…

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  201. The Italian job (post)

    News: February 2012 The Italian job We often complain about HMRC’s heavy-handed tactics in collecting tax, but we have it…

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  202. Overseas holiday homes (post)

    News: January 2012 Overseas holiday homes As a separate initiative HMRC is targeting UK residents with overseas properties, but only…

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  203. HMRC taskforces (post)

    News: January 2012 HMRC taskforces These are being extended and aim to bring together various HMRC compliance and enforcement teams…

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  204. Beneficial ownership of an asset (post)

    News: December 2011 Beneficial ownership of an asset If you own an asset personally, with your spouse not being involved,…

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  205. IR35 tax yield revealed (post)

    News: December 2011 IR35 tax yield revealed If you use your own personal services company to provide services, you will…

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  206. Avoiding penalties (post)

    News: September 2011 Avoiding penalties You may have suffered a penalty from HMRC due to late filing of a tax…

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  207. Review of taxations of pensioners (post)

    News: September 2011 Review of taxations of pensioners This is often seen as overly complex, with many pensioners subject to…

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  208. Gifts of pre-eminent objects and works of art to the nation (post)

    News: September 2011 Gifts of pre-eminent objects and works of art to the nation The aim of this new scheme…

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  209. What do you think of HMRC? (post)

    News: July 2011 What do you think of HMRC? Probably unwise to ask you that, but do you recognise the…

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  210. Calling all restaurant owners (post)

    News: June 2011 Calling all restaurant owners HMRC has announced the use of specialist teams to focus on particular trades…

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  211. The taxman has seen the light at last (post)

    News: June 2011 The taxman has seen the light at last Two useful developments have occurred on the tax admin…

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  212. Pension scheme annual allowance charge (post)

    News: May 2011 Pension scheme annual allowance charge If you are a member of a final salary pension scheme, the…

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  213. New disclosure opportunity (post)

    News: April 2011 New disclosure opportunity Any taxpayers who have some undeclared income should take a serious look at the…

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  214. For Individuals (post)

    News: March 2011 For Individuals Personal Allowances These allowances represent the amount of an individual’s income in the tax year…

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  215. Savings and Investments (post)

    News: March 2011 Savings And Investments Enterprise Investment Scheme It is proposed that income tax relief for investors be enhanced…

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  216. Capital Taxes (post)

    News: March 2011 Capital Taxes Capital Gains Tax Rates and Thresholds The rates and thresholds for capital gains tax are…

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