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  1. VAT Deferral Deadline (post)

      Businesses that deferred VAT payments last year have one month left to join online to pay in monthly instalments…

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  2. VAT domestic reverse charge delayed (post)

      VAT domestic reverse charge for building and construction services delayed HMRC has announced a one-year delay to the introduction…

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  3. New changes may cause VAT construction chaos (post)

      VAT changes may cause construction chaos The Federation of Master Builders (FMB) is warning that a major change in…

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  4. Private Residence Relief changes (post)

      Private Residence Relief changes The government published draft legislation for the next Finance Bill including draft clauses on the…

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. VAT fuel scale charges (post)

      VAT fuel scale charges HMRC has issued details of the updated VAT fuel scale charges which apply from the…

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  8. 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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  9. Making Tax Digital for VAT: Start date looming (post)

      Making Tax Digital for VAT: Start date looming Making Tax Digital update: The Financial Secretary to the Treasury, Mel Stride,…

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  10. MTD for VAT: Pilot extended to all eligible businesses (post)

      MTD for VAT – pilot extended to all eligible businesses HMRC has extended its Making Tax Digital for VAT…

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  11. 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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  12. Making Tax Digital for VAT – software suppliers (post)

      Making Tax Digital for VAT – software suppliers HMRC is working with more than 150 software suppliers who have…

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  13. Making Tax Digital VAT Guide (post)

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  14. New VAT rules for building trade in 2019 (post)

      New VAT rules for building trade in 2019 Under new VAT rules due to come in on 1 October…

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  15. Making tax digital delayed further, apart from vat reporting (post)

      Making Tax Digital for business delayed further, apart from vat reporting HMRC have confirmed that no further MTD for…

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  16. Off-payroll IR35 rules to be extended to private sector workers? (post)

      Off-payroll IR35 rules to be extended to private sector workers? As mentioned in the Autumn Budget, the Government has…

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  17. Spring statement 2018: Consultation for VAT registration (post)

      Spring Budget 2018 As announced last year, the Chancellor’s Budget will in future take place in the Autumn each…

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  18. Want to join the Making Tax Digital VAT pilot? (post)

      HMRC have announced that they are looking for suitable businesses to sign up for the pilot testing of the…

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  19. Does your accounts system comply with MTD for VAT? (post)

      Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT is scheduled to start in April 2019 which means that your VAT information…

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  20. VAT registration limit frozen (post)

      The VAT registration limit normally increases in line with inflation each year, however the limit has been frozen at…

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  21. IR35 rules may be extended to private sector (post)

    IR35 rules may be extended to private sector. Although not mentioned in the Budget speech the other documents released on…

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  22. VAT for SMEs – do you need to register? (post)

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  23. Reclaiming foreign VAT on expenses (post)

      Did you know that you can reclaim your foreign VAT? If your business has suffered VAT on expenses incurred…

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  24. MTDfB: Aren’t we already reporting VAT online? (post)

      Last month we reported that the government had announced the delay of Making Tax Digital for Business (MTDfB) to…

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  25. One business or two for VAT? (post)

    One business or two for VAT? A recent VAT Tribunal had to decide whether two hairdressing businesses should be treated…

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  26. Does the new 16.5% vat flat rate percentage apply to your business? (post)

        The new VAT flat rate of 16.5% started to apply from 1 April 2017 for “limited cost traders”.…

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  27. New VAT limits (post)

        As mentioned earlier, the VAT registration limit increases by £2,000 to £85,000 from 1 April 2017. At the…

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  28. More on the new higher VAT flat rate percentage (post)

      As covered in the Autumn Statement newsletter a new VAT flat rate of 16.5% applies from 1 April 2017…

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  29. What will VAT look like after we leave the EU? (post)

      In 2015/16, over £100 billion was raised through VAT, making it the when for the Treasury.  As such, the…

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  30. VAT on incorporation of a business (post)

      Despite the new dividend rules and the possible introduction of a new “look-though” entity many unincorporated businesses are still…

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  31. Possible VAT changes (post)

      VAT is a European tax. Withdrawal from the EU means that UK VAT law will no longer be governed…

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  32. Should i use the VAT Flat Rate Scheme for my small business? (post)

      The VAT Flat Rate Scheme is intended to simplify VAT accounting and reporting for small businesses, and some may…

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  33. Thinking of building your own house? You can reclaim the vat (post)

      You can apply to HMRC for a VAT refund on building materials and services if you are building a…

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  34. Private use of company vans (post)

    News: December 2015 Private use of company vans Where employees are provided with a company van, the taxable benefit increases…

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  35. VAT on mixed supplies (post)

    News: November 2015 VAT on mixed supplies Care needs be taken when invoicing if your business makes supplies, some of…

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  36. VAT is due on clothing given to employees (post)

    News: September 2015 VAT is due on clothing given to employees The high street retailer French Connection has recently lost…

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  37. Conservative tax policies (post)

    News: May 2015 Conservative tax policies As announced in the Budget, the Conservative Party promise to increase the tax-free Personal…

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  38. VAT registration limit £82,000 (post)

    News: April 2015 VAT registration limit £82,000 The VAT registration limit has been increased by £1,000 to £82,000 from 1…

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  39. VAT rules changing for prompt payment discounts (PPD) (post)

    News: February 2015 VAT rules changing for prompt payment discounts (PPD) In last year’s Finance Act it was announced that…

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  40. VAT “mini one stop shop” (MOSS) (post)

    News: December 2014 VAT “mini one stop shop” (MOSS) There is a very important change in the VAT place of…

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  41. 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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  42. VAT fuel scale charges reduced! (post)

    News: June 2014 VAT fuel scale charges reduced! We are so accustomed to rising motor taxes that it was a…

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  43. What should you do if you find an error in an earlier VAT return? (post)

    News: June 2014 What should you do if you find an error in an earlier VAT return? If you identify…

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  44. VAT and discounts for prompt payment (post)

    News: May 2014 VAT and discounts for prompt payment Many traders offer a discount for prompt payment. Under current UK…

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  45. VAT registration limit £81,000 (post)

    News: April 2014 VAT registration limit £81,000 The VAT registration limit has been increased by £2,000 to £81,000 from 1…

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  46. VAT (post)

    News: March 2014 VAT VAT Rates The VAT rates and thresholds are as follows: From: 1 April 2013 1 April…

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  47. Motivate your team for success (post)

    News: August 2013 Motivate your team for success Motivating employees towards success is one essential ingredient in maintaining a vigorous,…

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  48. CGT private residence relief – is it a residence? (post)

    News: August 2013 CGT private residence relief – is it a residence? To stand any chance of the gain on…

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  49. Tips for motivating your team (post)

    News: April 2013 Tips for motivating your team Learning how to manage a team effectively is one of the most…

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  50. Budget 2013: VAT (post)

    News: March 2013 Budget 2013: VAT Rates The VAT rates remain unchanged at… Lower rate: 0% Reduced rate: 5% Standard…

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  51. VAT (post)

    News: March 2012 VAT The VAT rates remain unchanged at… Lower rate: 0% Reduced rate: 5% Standard rate: 20% The…

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  52. Motivating your employees (post)

    News: October 2011 Motivating your employees Understand your staff – Employees are motivated by what they get out of their…

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  53. VAT defaulters (post)

    News: August 2011 VAT defaulters If you know of any trader who should be VAT registered but is not for…

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  54. VAT (post)

    News: March 2011 VAT VAT Rates and Thresholds There were few changes announced for VAT. The rates and thresholds are…

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  55. Mini Budget Where are we now (post)

    Mini Budget – Where are we now?    Following a mini budget announcement that rocked the markets, the government made…

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  56. Mini Budget U-Turn (post)

    Mini Budget U-Turn A dramatic mini budget U-Turn was witnessed last week. The Chancellor is reversing the plan to scrap…

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  57. Start-Up Business Loans (post)

      Start-Up Business Loans The Start-up Business Loans scheme launched in 2012 is being extended according to Prime Minister Liz…

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  58. Emergency Budget and Mini Budget (post)

      The Emergency Budget and Mini Budget was announced today 23rd September by Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng.  His announcements come amid…

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  59. Energy Price Cap (post)

      On the 26th August the energy price cap was announced, and goes up again by 80% from 1st October 2022 for…

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  60. WHAT IS DIGITAL TAX FILING (post)

      Self-employed businesses and landlords with annual business or property income above £10,000 will need to follow the rules for…

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  61. Hosepipe Ban (post)

      Hosepipe bans are in force in a number of areas across the country, and whilst we all know it…

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  62. HMRC Accounts 2021-2022 (post)

      HMRC have published their Report and Accounts and other documents for 2021-22. HMRC accounts report revenues of £731.1 billion,…

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  63. Crypto Assets (post)

      Another common question from our clients – are cryptocurrency or crypto asset gains or profits, taxable under Capital Gains…

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  64. Capital Gains Tax Explained (post)

      Following several questions from our subscribers and clients regarding Capital Gains Tax, below is an ‘At a glance’ guide…

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  65. Capital Gains Tax Vs Stamp Duty? (post)

      A survey on Capital Gains Tax vs. Stamp Duty was recently completed where four in ten people say that…

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  66. Capital Gains Tax Changes (post)

      As discussed when we reported on the Autumn budget announcement, anyone selling a property is affected by changes to…

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  67. Spring Statement 2022 (post)

      Spring Statement – Key points The Spring Statement was announced at the end of March. Below we have condensed…

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  68. Making Tax Digital Registration Reform (post)

      In July 2020, the government published a 10-year strategy to build a trusted, modern tax administration system, including how…

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  69. Accounting made simple (post)

    Accounting can be time consuming – let’s face facts.  With the New Year finally upon us, we’ve taken the opportunity…

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  70. Dividend Tax Rise & Rates (post)

    The prime minister announced on 9th Sept 2021 a 1.25% Dividend Tax rise from 6 April 2022, and a rise…

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  71. Tax Return Checklist (page)

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  72. Robinsons South East Terms and Conditions (page)

    Robinsons South East Robinsons (South East) Limited: Standard Terms and Conditions Updated 1 April 2021   Introduction These terms and…

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  73. Robinsons Consulting Ltd Terms and Conditions (page)

    Robinsons Consulting Ltd Robinsons Consulting Limited: Standard Terms and Conditions Updated 1 April 2021   Introduction These terms and conditions…

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  74. Breathing Space for problem debt (post)

    Residents in the UK struggling with debt problems will be supported through a new debt respite scheme, “Breathing Space”, launched…

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  75. 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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  76. Getting your business fighting fit for 2021 (post)

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  77. 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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  78. 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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  79. Advisory fuel rates for company cars (post)

      Advisory fuel rates for company cars New advisory fuel rates for company car have been published which take effect…

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  80. IFS calls to raise taxes in upcoming Budget (post)

      IFS calls to raise taxes in upcoming Budget The IFS calls to raise taxes in upcoming Budget. The Institute…

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  81. Off-payroll working rules to go ahead from April 2020 (post)

      Review confirms off-payroll working rules to go ahead from April 2020 The government has confirmed that reforms to off-payroll…

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  82. Off-payroll working (post)

    Off-payroll working HMRC has now published draft secondary legislation for the off-payroll working rules that are due to come into…

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  83. Brexit – transition period (post)

      Brexit – transition period The leaders of the UK and European Union signed the Withdrawal Agreement, and the UK…

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  84. 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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  85. Chancellor commits to review of IR35 (post)

    Chancellor commits to review of IR35 The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sajid Javid has announced that the major review of…

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  86. 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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  87. Company car fuel rates: Advisory fuel rates (post)

      Company car fuel rates: Advisory fuel rates New company car advisory fuel rates have been published which took effect…

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  88. 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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  89. 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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  90. HMRC latest guidance for employers (post)

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

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  91. Advisory fuel rates for company cars (post)

      Advisory fuel rates for company cars New advisory fuel rates for company cars have been published which take effect…

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  92. EORI numbers issued by HMRC for Customs (post)

      EORI numbers issued for Customs by HMRC In order to try and ensure that businesses are ready to trade…

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  93. Wage growth at at highest since financial crisis (post)

      Wage growth at highest since financial crisis Data published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has revealed that…

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  94. 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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  95. Insurance Premium Tax: Consultation launched (post)

      Consultation on the operation of Insurance Premium Tax HMRC has launched a consultation to review the extent to which…

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  96. Employer Bulletin – latest guidance (post)

      Employer Bulletin – latest guidance HMRC has issued the June 2019 edition of the Employer Bulletin. This includes articles…

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  97. Advisory fuel rates 2019/20 for company cars (post)

      Advisory fuel rates 2019/20 for company cars New company car advisory fuel rates have been published which take effect…

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  98. Consultation on ancillary CGT reliefs (post)

      Consultation on ancillary CGT reliefs A capital gains tax (CGT) exemption applies when an individual disposes of a dwelling…

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  99. 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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  100. Update on Structures and Buildings Allowance (post)

      Update on Structures and Buildings Allowance Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered the Spring Statement on Wednesday 13 March 2019 amidst…

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  101. Advisory fuel rates for company cars (post)

      Advisory fuel rates for company cars New company cars advisory fuel rates have been published which take effect from…

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  102. Businesses urged to prepare for post-Brexit Customs Declarations (post)

      Businesses urged to prepare for post-Brexit Customs Declarations HMRC is urging VAT-registered UK businesses which trade exclusively with the…

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  103. Advisory fuel rates for company cars (post)

      Advisory fuel rates for company cars New company car advisory fuel rates have been published which took effect from…

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  104. BREXIT guidance: Leaving the EU with no deal (post)

      Brexit guidance: Leaving the EU with no deal The government has published a collection of Brexit guidance documents in…

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  105. MTD warning: SMEs ‘could pay heavy price’ (post)

    MTD warning: Small businesses ‘could pay heavy price’ for MTD, committee warns The Economic Affairs Committee has issued an MTD warning…

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  106. The Autumn Budget 2018 (post)

      The Budget: Autumn 2018 The Chancellor Philip Hammond presented his second Autumn Budget on Monday 29 October 2018. In…

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  107. 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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  108. Advisory fuel rates for company cars (post)

      Advisory fuel rates for company cars New company car advisory fuel rates have been published which take effect from…

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  109. ‘No deal’ Brexit guidance (post)

      ‘No deal’ Brexit guidance The government has issued some ‘no deal’ Brexit guidance in for the form of technical…

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  110. Advisory fuel rate 2018/19 for company cars (post)

      Advisory fuel rate 2018/19 for company cars These are the suggested reimbursement rates for employees’ private mileage using their…

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  111. Tax Return Checklist 2017-18 – client download (page)

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  112. Bookkeeping (page)

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  113. Online accounts (page)

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  114. SME accountants (page)

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  115. Form P11Ds to include benefits in kind (post)

      Form P11Ds to include Benefits in Kind provided by salary sacrifice Employers need to report all Benefits in Kind…

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  116. The SMEs little black book: Key contacts every small business should know (post)

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  117. How to keep track of your accounting online and on your laptop (post)

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  118. Advisory fuel rate for company cars – January 2018 (post)

      These are the suggested reimbursement rates for employees’ private mileage using their company car from 1 December 2017. Where…

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  119. Getting finance for your new business venture (post)

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  120. Income Tax and Corporation Tax (post)

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

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

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

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  124. Advisory fuel rate for company cars (post)

      These are the suggested reimbursement fuel rates for employees’ private mileage using their company car from 1 September 2017.…

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  125. P11d benefits: When is a company van not a van? (post)

      The P11d benefits on company vans are generally much lower than company cars and where private use of the…

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  126. Making Tax Digital for business delayed (post)

      The Government has responded to pressure from accountants and other interested parties and announced the delay of Making Tax…

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  127. Making Tax Digital (MTD) – July Update (post)

      Making Tax Digital (MTD) – July Update On the 13th July Ministers confirmed a new timetable for Making Tax…

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  128. Advisory fuel rate for company cars (post)

      These are the suggested reimbursement rates for employees’ private mileage using their company car from 1 June 2017. Where…

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  129. What is this “dementia tax”? (post)

      The Conservative Party Manifesto announcement and subsequent U-Turn on the requirement to pay for social care may have caused…

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  130. Implications of hung parliament (post)

      The result of the General Election has left Teresa May and the Conservative Party clinging on to power with…

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  131. Snap election means shorter finance act passed (post)

      The original Finance Bill published after the Spring Budget ran to nearly 700 pages. As a result of the…

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  132. Election on 8th June – what’s in the manifestos? (post)

      The decision to call a snap General election on 8th June caught many of us by surprise. The various…

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  133. U-turn on self-employed NICs – for now (post)

      In his first Budget on 8th March, the new Chancellor Phillip Hammond announced that he would level the playing…

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  134. Advisory fuel rate for company cars (post)

        These are the suggested reimbursement rates for employees’ private mileage using their company car from 1 March 2017.…

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  135. Start of digital reporting delayed for smaller businesses (post)

      The Government is committed to the “Making Tax Digital” (MTD) project which is scheduled to start in April 2018…

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  136. Corporate Tax Services (page)

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  137. Advisory fuel rate for company cars (post)

      These are the suggested reimbursement rates for employees’ private mileage using their company car from 1 December 2016. Where…

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  138. Another 100% tax relief ends next year – act soon (post)

      Currently the business premises renovation allowance provides 100% tax relief for the cost of renovating a commercial property located…

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  139. 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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  140. 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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  141. 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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  142. 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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  143. Don’t miss out on tax relief on R&D (post)

      The government is concerned that many small companies are missing out on generous R&D tax credits.  For the last…

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  144. Advisory fuel rate for company cars (post)

      These are the suggested reimbursement rates for employees’ private mileage using their company car from 1 September 2016. Where…

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  145. New Chancellor, a new tax strategy? (post)

      George Osborne, a leading member of the “remain” campaign, pledged to cut corporation tax to encourage investment in the…

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  146. Company car advisory fuel rates (post)

      These rates are the suggested reimbursement rates for employees’ private mileage in their company cars and are reviewed each…

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  147. North London Accountants N1 Islington & Shoreditch (page)

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  148. Tax relief for travel expenses for ir35 workers (post)

      Another measure affecting such workers, and those in the private sector, concerns tax relief for travel and subsistence expenses.…

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  149. Changes to Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) reporting (post)

      Following the abolition of monthly paper CIS returns from 6 April 2016 HMRC have indicated that some leniency will…

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  150. Accountants Clerkenwell (page)

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  151. Accountants Holloway (page)

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  152. Accountants Highbury (page)

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  153. Accountants Kings Cross (page)

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  154. Accountants Stoke Newington (page)

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  155. Accountants Holborn (page)

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  156. Accountants EC1 (page)

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  157. Accountants Hackney (page)

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  158. Supplying digital services to customers in other eu countries? (post)

      The VAT place of supply rules changed on 1 January 2015 where digital services are supplied to non-business customers.…

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  159. 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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  160. Privacy (page)

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  161. Adams Kara Taylor (portfolio)

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  162. Clearcast (portfolio)

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  163. Audit (page)

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  164. Frequently Asked Questions (page)

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  165. 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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  166. Updated guidance on employee travel (Booklet 490) (post)

    News: October 2015 Updated guidance on employee travel (Booklet 490) HMRC have updated their guidance on employees’ travel and subsistence…

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  167. Company car advisory fuel rates (post)

    News: October 2015 Company car advisory fuel rates These rates are the suggested reimbursement rates for employees’ private mileage in…

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  168. 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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  169. Inheritance tax and the family home (post)

    News: July 2015 Inheritance tax and the family home Further detail has emerged (in a leak to the Guardian newspaper)…

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  170. Company car advisory fuel rates (post)

    News: July 2015 Company car advisory fuel rates These rates are the suggested reimbursement rates for employees’ private mileage in…

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  171. Pension tax relief restricted for higher earners (post)

    News: Budget July 2015 Pension tax relief restricted for higher earners As mentioned in the Conservative party manifesto, tax relief…

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  172. Further Budget on 8th July (post)

    News: June 2015 Further Budget on 8th July Following the Election result on 8 May, the Chancellor has announced that…

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  173. 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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  174. Labour tax policies (post)

    News: May 2015 Labour tax policies Labour will reinstate the 50% tax rate for income in excess of £150,000 to…

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  175. Lib Dem tax policies (post)

    News: May 2015 Lib Dem tax policies The Liberal Democrats aim to rebalance the tax system away from taxing work…

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  176. UKIP tax policies (post)

    News: May 2015 UKIP tax policies UKIP plan to save £9 billion a year in direct net contributions to the…

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  177. Green party tax policies (post)

    News: May 2015 Green party tax policies The most radical tax policies are those proposed by the Green Party, such…

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  178. 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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  179. R&D tax credits increased (post)

    News: January 2015 R&D tax credits increased In order to further encourage innovation in the UK, the Government has announced…

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  180. 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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  181. 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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  182. Flexible pensions to go ahead in 2015 (post)

    News: October 2014 Flexible pensions to go ahead in 2015 In his March 2014 Budget, the Chancellor announced that there…

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  183. Company car advisory fuel rates (post)

    News: October 2014 Company car advisory fuel rates The suggested reimbursement rates for employees’ private mileage in their company cars…

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  184. Employee engagement and staff turnover (post)

    News: September 2014 Employee engagement and staff turnover We all know that the best employees are engaged and highly motivated.…

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  185. Consultation on possible changes to rules on employee’s travel (post)

    News: September 2014 Consultation on possible changes to rules on employee’s travel Many employees and employers find the current tax…

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  208. Internal referrals (post)

    News: March 2013 Internal referrals In today’s tough job market, the saying “it’s not what you know, it’s who you…

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  209. Using your home for business? (post)

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  214. Tips for delegating from the top (post)

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  220. HMRC taskforces (post)

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  225. Writing a press release (post)

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  228. Using newsletter and web content to increase attendee numbers at your events (post)

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  229. Proposed patent box regime (post)

    News: July 2011 Proposed patent box regime A specialised topic, but worth a brief mention as where it applies it…

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  230. Using your own car as an employee or director (post)

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  232. Mobile marketing – the next big thing? (post)

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  233. For Employers (post)

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