Majority of the companies have just the ordinary shares. They carry one vote per share, are entitled to participate equally in dividends and, if the company is wound up, the ordinary shareholders will share the proceeds of the company’s assets after paying all the debts However, there are some instances where companies create different classes of ordinary shares, e.g. […]
The autumn statement delivered by the chancellor is not the most looked forward autumn statements in the recent history. Following are some highlights from his speech. Fuel The 3p-a-litre increase in fuel duty, planned for next January, is cancelled
Selling a house on someone else’s behalf in a shrinking market can lead you to a huge inheritance tax bill. But what are the options available for you to reduce the inheritance tax payable?
Have you ever thought of claiming a tax deduction for your birthday gift? According to the laws of HMRC, you can freely do so provided that they are used for business purpose. If you spend money on your business, you can expect set off the cost against your tax bill. But as with all other […]
For individuals The income tax personal allowance is set to rise again, not just as scheduled in April 2012, but next year too. It will go up further in April 2013 to £9025.00. This is a step forward towards raising it up to £10000.00. On the otherhand, the 50p tax rate is to be brought […]
Income tax Personal allowance to be raised up to £9,205 from April 2013; this is a move according to the government that will make 24 million people £220 a year better off. But 300,000 more people will be drawn into the higher rate – 40% – tax band from 2013/14 as the threshold is brought […]
Deadline for filing your tax return For individuals in the UK, the deadline for filing your paper tax return is 31 October each year. For online filing of tax returns the deadline is 31 January each year. If you happen to file you paper tax return after 31 October or your online tax return after […]
People who own foreign properties and have evaded tax all this time will come under the microscope by the UK tax authorities. People with between £2.5m and £20m in wealth and homes abroad will be the first to be targeted by a recently established unit of tax inspectors. HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) expresses hope […]