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RADIO PRESENTER WINS IR35 CASE

RADIO PRESENTER WINS IR35 CASE

Date posted: 16th Oct 2019

 The extension of the “off-payroll” working rules to the private sector is planned for April 2020 but in the meantime, tax tribunal decisions are still being decided against…

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TAX TO PAY ON YOUR DIVIDENDS IN JANUARY

TAX TO PAY ON YOUR DIVIDENDS IN JANUARY

Date posted: 16th Oct 2019

The rules for taxing dividends changed radically, from 6 April 2016, with the removal of the 10% notional tax credit and the introduction of new rates of tax…

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DISGUISED REMUNERATION LOAN CHARGE REVIEW

DISGUISED REMUNERATION LOAN CHARGE REVIEW

Date posted: 16th Oct 2019

The Chancellor, Sajid Javid, has commissioned a review of the Loan Charge, to consider whether the policy is an appropriate way of dealing with disguised remuneration loan schemes,…

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Builders VAT Rules Delayed for a Year

Builders VAT Rules Delayed for a Year

Date posted: 16th Oct 2019

The government has decided, to delay the start of the proposed VAT reverse charge for supplies, by sub-contractors, in the construction sector.   The reason for the u-turn,…

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Company Officers Liable for VAT Penalty

Company Officers Liable for VAT Penalty

Date posted: 11th Sep 2019

The decision in a recent tax tribunal case reminds us that directors and other company officers may be personally liable for VAT penalties of their company. The recent…

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Commercial Vehicle Tax Updates

Commercial Vehicle Tax Updates

Date posted: 11th Sep 2019

WHEN IS A VAN NOT A VAN? HMRC are being urged to provide clarity and consistency on the tax treatment of commercial vehicles such as VW Kombi vans…

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Government U-Turn on Pension Tax for Doctors?

Government U-Turn on Pension Tax for Doctors?

Date posted: 11th Sep 2019

Previously, hospital doctors and GPs were lobbying the government to amend the pension tax rules as the current system of restricting tax relief on pension contributions means many…

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Employment Allowance – further restrictions ahead

Employment Allowance – further restrictions ahead

Date posted: 20th Aug 2019

The employment allowance, which was introduced in 2014 to support employers increasing their head count is set to be restricted from April 2020.   At the moment, an…

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Inheritance Tax Updates

Inheritance Tax Updates

Date posted: 8th Aug 2019

INHERITANCE TAX TO BE SIMPLIFIED The Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) has undertaken a detailed review of Inheritance Tax (IHT), which is perceived by many as a complicated…

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Electric cars – more good news!

Electric cars – more good news!

Date posted: 19th Jul 2019

The Government have announced further good news for those companies considering providing electric cars to their employees. As we mentioned in our article in November 2018 Hybrid Cars…

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