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Are you due a tax refund


There is something uniquely satisfying about a tax refund. Of course, you must first overpay tax before it can be refunded, but there is a universal j... Read More >>
Stop the Loan Sharks


We have all heard of individuals who have been affected by the nefarious antics of loan sharks, lenders that breach the normal fiscal rules by taking ... Read More >>
When child benefit becomes a liability


A typical two parent, two child family can claim £34.40 per week in Child Benefit (CB). In a tax year this would amount to £1,789. Often, ... Read More >>
Tax Diary May/June 2018


1 May 2018 – Due date for corporation tax due for the year ended 30 July 2017. 19 May 2018 – PAYE and NIC deductions due for month ended 5... Read More >>
Why tax credit payments can change


If you are claiming tax credits make sure that you keep an eye on changes that may affect the amount you receive. Your payments can go up if: your inc... Read More >>
Who qualifies for the minimum wage


As you would expect there are a range of conditions that affect the answer to this question. We have reproduced below a summary of the main conditions... Read More >>
Payments in lieu of notice


Up to 5 April 2018, certain payments in lieu of notice were not taxable, primarily, those not contractually required to be made. This is no longer the... Read More >>
Location is everything


Now that Wales and Scotland have devolved powers for taxation purposes, residents that live and work in the border areas with England have more planni... Read More >>
Cheques to clear in one day


Legislation has been introduced to reduce the present maximum six-day clearance process, to just one day. Banks presently send the payer’s chequ... Read More >>
Protect your home address at Companies House


For those of us who are reluctant to see our home address on publicly available websites such as that provided by Companies House, they will be please... Read More >>

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