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Budget date 2018 announced, with half the usual notice - October 2, 2018

The Chancellor has announced that the 2018 Budget will take place on Monday 29 October 2018, having given just half the usual … Read more


Employment claims from contractors brought within IR35 expected after HMRC settlement - October 2, 2018

A freelance marketing and business development consultant has reached a settlement with HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) after … Read more


Just eight per cent of business loan applications successful with one high street bank - October 2, 2018

On average, less than one in 10 SME loan applications to one nameless high street bank are successful. The figures were released … Read more


Government backed tax-free savings plan to help savers earn 50p on every £1 - October 2, 2018

The Government has launched a new savings account that offers savers a 50 per cent tax-free bonus on the money they deposit. … Read more


HMRC investigates estate valuations as part of IHT campaign - October 2, 2018

The number of investigations conducted against estates thought to be avoiding Inheritance Tax (IHT) has increased, according … Read more


Micro businesses bear the brunt of late payments - October 1, 2018

Recent research has shown that micro businesses are bearing the brunt of late payments, with just 52 per cent of the invoices … Read more


HMRC finally launches MTD communications plan and simplified guidance - October 1, 2018

With only six months left until the launch of Making Tax Digital for VAT, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has finally begun … Read more


Workers miss out on £15.6 million in pay through minimum wage breaches - October 1, 2018

Minimum wage breaches, including breaches of the National Living Wage, have cost workers from across the UK a combined total … Read more


CIOT reports increase in R40 refund errors - October 1, 2018

According to a new report by the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT), there have been a growing number of R40 computation … Read more


Property investments once again hit by new tax rules - September 10, 2018

In the last few years the property sector has been hit by a number of new tax rules, but now there are two new things on … Read more