In latest developments, tax heads of larger accountancy firms have defended themselves against claims they are behind avoidance schemes that damage the UK’s economy. The Public Accounts Committee accused them of making not exposing corporate income for tax in UK
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?
Real Time Information on PAYE will be available from April next year, but employers have the chance to use it earlier according to HMRC. RTI is a system that is intended to make life simpler for employers. In reality, its function is to clamp down on businesses that fail to make PAYE payments on time. […]
If your business has been hit by a penalty from the Companies House just because, you sent your accounts late, can you take it as a tax deductible expense?. The answer is that fines and penalties cannot be taken into the tax deductible category unless they are being paid on behalf of an employee.
HMRC is extremely strict on matters relating to VAT. This applies especially if your company happens to be on the wrong side of VAT investigations. If so HMRC has a greater tendency to spot discrepancies than never before.
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 […]
Having a website is almost a necessity for any business, but setting one up and maintaining it can be expensive. This article explains as to whether you can get can tax exemptions for developing and maintaining a website. Most businesses can claim a 100% tax deduction for some of the cost of setting up a […]
Every business owner has an objective in mind. Whether it is to increase the revenue, expand the market share or cut down on costs, a business owner needs to pay attention to the core revenue generating aspect of his business. Small business and start up business owners have many things to worry about from regulatory […]
The provision for depreciation is an accounting and tax term used to describe the calculation of the physical decline of fixed assets of businesses. Most fixed assets such as plants, equipment, furniture and vehicles decline in value over time as they are used and as they age. Hence, one needs to take into account the […]