Category Archives: Finance

Underlining planning options for Furnished Holiday Let owners

Holiday let apartment with sofa, bright colours and window

If you read our post of last week, Property Tax Changes, you will be aware that the Chancellor recently confirmed – as part of his Spring Budget – that the present tax advantages that owners of Furnished Holiday Let (FHL) property enjoy will be abolished from April 2025. While a deadline in a year’s time […]

Save on Easter childcare costs

Save on Easter childcare costs

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) issued a press release recently reminding working families to save money on their childcare costs in time for the school holidays by making use of the Tax-free Childcare support. With the Easter break looming, families yet to sign up for Tax-Free Childcare could be missing out on annual savings of […]

Impact of the Spring Budget 2024

Impact of the Spring Budget 2024

We all knew that the Chancellor would have restricted options when considering the contents of his recent spring budget announcement on 6 March. But it seems he has the skills after all to “play tennis” with his arms tied behind his back… Would there be a combination of tax cuts and public expenditure cuts, or […]

Budget summary 6 March 2024

As expected, the Chancellor has found wriggle room in his fiscal rules that have allowed him to please his fellow Conservatives by reducing the impact of taxation. Not an unfamiliar tactic for a government in a general election year.   The impact of tax changes announced are summarised below.   Impact on personal finances   […]

Timing in business is everything

In a previous blog post we outlined the importance of reviewing your income before the end of the current tax year. The message was a simple one, any meaningful planning has to be implemented – for 2023-24 – before 6 April 2024, the end of the tax year. A similar deadline applies to business planning, […]