Paper Self-Assessment return deadline

The 2018-19 tax return deadline for taxpayers who continue to submit paper Self-Assessment returns is 31 October 2019. Late submission ...
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Loan charge review launched

The Treasury has announced that Sir Amyas Morse, the former Comptroller and Auditor General and Chief Executive of the National ...
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VAT Agricultural Flat Rate Scheme

Businesses that use the flat rate scheme pay VAT as a fixed percentage of their VAT inclusive turnover. The VAT ...
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Income excluded from a UK property business

HMRC publishes a list of income streams that are excluded from a UK property business. The list includes fishing concerns, ...
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IHT and lifetime transfers

There are special rules concerning the liability to IHT of a transfer made during a person's lifetime. For example, most ...
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Don’t miss your company accounts filing deadline

Companies House has issued a press release to remind companies to keep on top of their filing responsibilities. The end ...
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Tax relief for private pension contributions

You can claim tax relief for your private pension contributions. The annual allowance for tax relief on pensions is £40,000 ...
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Reporting changes that affect Child Benefits

You must notify HMRC of certain changes to family life. For example, a change in your child’s or your family’s ...
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Shared parental leave and pay

The shared parental leave and pay rules offer working parents far greater choice as to how they share the care ...
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New checker tool to help businesses prepare for Brexit

The government has launched a “Get ready for Brexit” public information campaign to help ensure businesses are ready when the ...
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Immigration rights of EEA citizens in the event of a no-deal Brexit

The Government has now announced the revised transitional arrangements that will apply in the event of a no-deal Brexit to ...
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Information Commissioner’s Office publishes no-deal Brexit guidance for small and medium-sized organisations

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has published dedicated guidance to assist small and medium-sized businesses in their preparations for a ...
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Duty-free shopping to make a comeback?

The Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid has said that the Government will reintroduce duty-free shopping with EU countries in ...
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Claiming Entrepreneurs’ relief

Entrepreneurs' relief applies to the sale of a business, shares in a trading company or an individual’s interest in a ...
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Options to close down a limited company

There are a number of reasons why a limited company may no longer be required and can be shut down ...
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Reporting employee changes

There are rules that businesses must follow when they are reporting employee changes. These changes must be sent to HMRC ...
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Planning a Christmas party?

Now is the time that many businesses are planning a Christmas celebration for staff as well as possibly for partners/spouses, ...
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What is the Annual Investment Allowance?

The Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) is a generous tax relief that was first introduced in 2008. The AIA allows for ...
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Get information about a company

There is a significant amount of information that can be obtained from Companies House. Companies House is responsible for incorporating ...
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VAT changes for CIS Sub-contractors delayed

The VAT rule changes for building contractors and sub-contractors that were expected to come into effect imminently, have been delayed ...
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