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Evidence or assertion?


In a recent tax case, three taxpayers asserted that cleaning costs of work clothes amounted to £2,200 a year and HMRC disagreed. The facts were compe... Read More >>
Planning or regretting?


As we have outlined in recent posts, change is upon us and come the end of March next year, the combination of Brexit and the advent of Making Tax Dig... Read More >>
Grants available for food producers and suppliers


Up to £20 million is being made available to increase productivity and sustainability in crop and ruminant agriculture systems through the Industrial... Read More >>
Buy-to-let mortgages


The gradual restriction of tax relief for buy-to-let mortgage interest has received much publicity since the process commenced 5 April 2017. From that... Read More >>
What is side-ways loss relief?


If a business owner makes a loss as a self-employed person, they can set off the losses against any other earnings of the same year. In effect, the bu... Read More >>
Protect your home


A government think-tank, the Office for Tax Simplification (OTS), was briefed to consider a non-tax issue, a restricted form of limited liability for ... Read More >>
Customs procedures with a no deal Brexit


Last week we posted an article advising businesses that trade with the EU of guidance that HMRC have issued in the event that we do not reach an accom... Read More >>
Spreadsheets and VAT from April 2019


Making Tax Digital (MTD) is HMRC’s long running intention to make an electronic link with the accounting data of UK businesses. The idea is to draw ... Read More >>
VAT before and after Brexit


Businesses that buy goods from the EU or export goods to the EU would be advised to read the recent guidance from HMRC that is published under the tit... Read More >>
Where there is a Will…


None of us relish the thought of our own demise which probably explains why approximately 70% of us have not made a Will. With no direction, who will ... Read More >>

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