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Inheritance tax due for a shakeup


The government has tasked the department charged with simplifying our present tax system with taking a fresh look at inheritance task. The scope of th... Read More >>
Requirement to correct tax due on offshore assets


A new legal requirement is included in the Finance (No. 2) Act 2017 that creates an obligation for anyone who has undeclared UK tax liabilities that i... Read More >>
This takes the biscuit


In a recent hearing before a tax tribunal, HMRC led the charge to insist that bicarbonate of soda (BoS) was a chemical not a food of a kind used for h... Read More >>
Intellectual property and Brexit


The Intellectual Property Office has issued commentary on the future of intellectual property (IP) issues following Brexit. We have copied in blow som... Read More >>
Additional support for Carillion subcontractors


A further package of support for the businesses and workers affected by Carillion’s liquidation was announced Saturday 3 February, by Business S... Read More >>
Text message scammers scuppered by HMRC


HMRC has stopped thousands of taxpayers from receiving scam text messages, with 90 percent of the most convincing texts now halted before they reach t... Read More >>
Tax Diary February/March 2018


1 February 2018 – Due date for corporation tax payable for the year ended 30 April 2017. 19 February 2018 – PAYE and NIC deductions due fo... Read More >>
What is in a name


A company, Casio Services Ltd (CSL), had been registered with Companies House since June 2016, and after that confirmation by Companies House the dire... Read More >>
Unexpected VAT charge for UK importers


With no agreement on tariffs, the UK will be treated as any other non-EU trading nation post Brexit. Consequently, UK importers would be required to m... Read More >>
Biker club wins VAT case


Many clubs offer members a range of services for their membership fee. For example, membership may include a members’ magazine. Ordinarily, a ma... Read More >>

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