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Making Tax Digital: 1 April 2019 deadline almost here!

What is Making Tax Digital for VAT (MTDfV)? MTDfV introduces new digital filing and record keeping requirements for VAT and […]

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Pensions: changes from 6 April 2019

The pensions legislation is a bit of a minefield and businesses are advised to take professional advice (from a financial […]

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IR35 and the private sector – update

The minutes of a meeting from the IR35 Forum in December 2017 have now been published by HMRC, in early […]

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CGT online tool

HMRC has introduced an online system for individuals to report capital gains tax (CGT) and pay any CGT due. Soft […]

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How to pay your corporation tax

HMRC still deliver a notice to file a corporation tax return within 9 months of a company’s year end. When […]

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New Scottish tax rates for 2018-19 and how they affect tax planning for Scottish owner managed companies

The Scottish parliament has approved a progressive income tax system with new rates which means tax payers now need to […]

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Autoenrolment: a change in minimum pension contribution rates

By law, on 6 April 2018, employers must have increased the amount of their minimum contributions into their staff’s automatic enrolment pension to at […]

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Buy to Let Property – what do you need to know about tax changes?

The Key changes Wear and Tear Allowance no longer available Interest rate restriction for higher tax earners from 2017-18 Digital records […]

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Government revises ‘Making Tax Digital’ timetable

HMRC’s Making Tax Digital project was originally scheduled to be introduced in spring 2018, starting with quarterly online reporting of […]

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Budget 2017 update -government U-turn on NI increases for self-employed

Plans to increase National Insurance rates for self-employed people – announced in the Budget last week – have been dropped. […]

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