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Private pension tax relief


There was much speculation prior to the budget last month, that the tax relief for higher rate tax payers was going to be scrapped, or reduced. Many p... Read More >>
Company capital gains relief is frozen


Before the Autumn Budget, the capital gains tax (CGT) calculations of companies included a relief called the indexation allowance. Basically, this all... Read More >>
First time buyer bonanza


HMRC have laid out the detail of their budget plans to support first-time home buyers in their quest to buy their first home. There are fears that thi... Read More >>
The Autumn Budget 2017


Autumn Budget 2017 Prospects for growth, especially for productivity have been downgraded, but the Chancellor was bullish in his forecasts for investm... Read More >>
End of year tax planning


We are moving closer to the end of the current tax year – 2017-18 – and as we have mentioned in previous posts on this blog, the opportuni... Read More >>
Are your bank deposits protected


The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) is the place to go if your bank or other regulated organisation is unable to pay claims against it. ... Read More >>
January 2018 and taxes to pay


January is the month when individuals and businesses are required to pay tax. If your business is a limited company, and your tax year ends 31 March 2... Read More >>
Child benefit tax trap


A family claiming the weekly Child Benefit (currently, £20.70 a week for eldest or only child and £13.70 a week for additional children) m... Read More >>
Abolition of self-employed NIC to be deferred


The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) has welcomed a recent announcement by the Government that there will be a one-year delay before the removal o... Read More >>
Smaller businesses to be drawn into the VAT net


The Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) published a report setting out a range of proposals for simplifying VAT. According to the OTS the tax is showin... Read More >>

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