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Budget 2017 – Key Points

Published on March 9, 2017 By admin

Here is a summary of the 2017 budget and its effect on the areas of personal taxation, businesses and the economy in general. Personal Taxation The tax rate for class 4 national insurance contributions for the self-employed to increase from 9% to 10% in April 2018 and 11% in April 2019. This increase applying to earnings […]

One in 20 Audit Firms Quit as Market Evolves

Published on August 22, 2016 By admin

Within the last time there has been a continued decrease of firms which provide audit services. The reason for this might be the regulatory and legislative edicts. Watchdog Financial Reporting Council published a report called “Key Facts and Trends”, it shows that 304 practices have ditched their audit licences since December 2014. Smaller audit firms […]

The Second Income Campaign

Published on November 21, 2014 By admin

The Second Incomes Campaign is a chance given by HMRC to bring your tax affairs up to date if you’re employed and have additional income that’s not taxed.   You can take this opportunity if, you’re an employee, you’re resident in the UK or you have additional income from working for yourself   What counts […]

Digital Tax Dashboard of HMRC

Published on September 26, 2014 By admin

Three major tax related functions of HMRC are about to get a new digital makeover. Reports suggest that these new digital services are progressing through user testing in preparation for potential release to the public in the next year. The newly designed business tax dashboard, now known as Your Tax Account (YTA), PAYE for employees […]

Is all the Anger on Tax Avoidance Justified?

Published on January 31, 2013 By admin

Most of the UK’s larger businesses have made a significant contribution to the public purse despite adverse economic conditions and public outcry over multinationals using complex tax structures to avoid paying tax. Global companies including Amazon, Google and Starbucks have attracted public ire over their corporation tax bills, but a study by PwC has found […]

Accountants in Putney

Published on November 2, 2012 By admin

When you take the South West London region, it is well popular for being a vibrant business hub. There are many commercially active town centres in the South West London area with many small businesses. Some of them have been active town centres for numerous years namely Hammersmith, Wimbledon, Ealing and Richmond. But, over the […]

An in-depth Analysis of Advisory Fuel Rates for VAT

Published on October 12, 2012 By admin

There had been many changes recently to the rules affecting income tax and VAT where you pay for fuel. This is mainly related to fuel used by your employees for private journeys. What are these changes and how might they affect your business? If it is a practice of your business to provide directors or […]

Reporting Financial Performance

Published on October 5, 2012 By admin

Over recent years, there have been a few Answers to certain disclosures within the financial statements such as when ‘exceptional items’ are encountered and there is uncertainty as to how to disclose these. The standard, which controls the way by which the financial performance is reported, is that of FRS 3 Reporting Financial Performance. The […]

Shifting Value in a Family Run Business

Published on June 15, 2012 By admin

In family run businesses, if the main shareholder is retiring but wants to keep his/ her stake to ensure he/she still maintains control, how can this situation be handles without being investigated by HMRC for inheritance tax?

New Tax Warning Letters for Doctors and Dentists

Published on November 22, 2011 By admin

According to the latest press release by HMRC, about 2,500 doctors and dentists have been targeted by HMRC for possible tax evasion. The warning letters have already been prepared by HMRC and will be sending them in the near future. The alleged tax dodgers will have to pay their dues within 21 days or face […]