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Is your home a tax-free zone?


In most cases, if you have lived in your home during the entire period of your ownership of a property, then when you sell that property you should pa... Read More >>
VAT – leaving the Flat Rate Scheme


The VAT Flat Rate Scheme (FRS) does simplify the calculation of VAT returns, but there are certain circumstances when you may no longer use the FRS. Y... Read More >>
Budget day 2020


The treasury has announced that the next budget will be presented by the Chancellor, Sajid Javid, on Wednesday 11th March 2020. In recent years, the B... Read More >>
Tax Diary January/February 2020


1 January 2020 – Due date for Corporation Tax due for the year ended 31 March 2019. 19 January 2020 – PAYE and NIC deductions due for mont... Read More >>
Keeping business records if self-employed


Now that we are approaching the end of the 2019-20 tax year it’s worth noting that you are required to keep your self-employed business records – ... Read More >>
Spousal CGT tax advantages


It is fairly common knowledge that the UK tax system is biased in favour of married couples or those partners who have entered into a formal civil par... Read More >>
In Business? Add these to your new year resolutions


The end of the calendar year is a popular accounting date for many businesses, but for those of us with a year-end accounting date of 31 March 2020, r... Read More >>
What now?


Even though many of the uncertainties that have plagued UK politics during 2019 are still to be decided, at least the hiatus in parliament has been re... Read More >>
Minimum wage rates increase from April 2020


Businesses that have a significant number of staff paid at Minimum Wage or National Living Wage rates should take note that from April 2020 the rates ... Read More >>
HMRC reflects on 2019 successes


Not all penalties levied by HMRC are civil, many cases are serious enough to warrant a criminal investigation. The first post in the “money” secti... Read More >>

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