Can you save by preparing for the January tax return deadline now?

Posted in Blog, HMRC, Tax, Tax Blog on October 26, 2018

Have you thought about the January tax return deadline? For the majority of self-employed workers who choose to file their annual return online, January …
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Lords committee warns of “huge under-preparedness” ahead of Making Tax Digital

Posted in Blog, HMRC, Making Tax Digital, MTD, Tax, Tax Blog on October 24, 2018

With Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT due to be rolled out in less than six months’ time, Lords have warned that there is “overwhelming evidence” …
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Unexpected UK inflation in September causes pound sterling to fall

Posted in Accounting, Blog, Business Blog, Inflation, Interest Rates on October 22, 2018

In September, the UK inflation came in much weaker than expected, causing the pound sterling to fall dramatically.

Don’t get “spooked” this Halloween, says ICAEW ahead of paper tax return deadline

Posted in Blog, HMRC, Tax, Tax Blog on October 19, 2018

With just a couple of weeks to go before Halloween, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) has urged taxpayers to avoid any …
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Making Tax Digital for VAT pilot launched by HMRC

Posted in Blog, HMRC, Making Tax Digital, MTD, Tax, Tax Blog, VAT on October 17, 2018

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has this week opened a pilot scheme for Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT – the first phase of the Government’s digital …
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HMRC clamp down on late payments by seizing assets from businesses’

Posted in Blog, Business Blog, HMRC on October 15, 2018

Recently, there has been a sharp increase in tax inspectors taking control of goods to settle bills with companies who cannot afford to pay with cash.

82 per cent of SMEs are struggling to recruit top talent, survey finds

Posted in Blog, Business Blog, SME, SMEs, SMEs / Business on October 12, 2018

The vast majority (82 per cent) of UK small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are struggling to recruit the right talent they need to help their business …
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Treasury weighing up tax break for landlords who sell to young adults

Posted in Blog, Budget, Property, Tax, Tax Blog on October 11, 2018

The chancellor, Phillip Hammond is considering introducing a tax break in this month’s budget rewarding landlords who sell their properties to sitting …
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SMEs struggling to realise their growth plans, study suggests

Posted in Blog, Business, Business Blog, SME, SMEs, SMEs / Business on October 10, 2018

A new study carried out by the British Business Bank suggests that one in three small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are struggling to realise their …
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What happens if I have been selected for an HMRC investigation?

Posted in Blog, Tax, Tax Blog on October 8, 2018

Any person or business can be selected for an HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) investigation at potentially any time – meaning you never know when an …
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