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ITV presenter Lorraine Kelly wins important IR35 appeal - April 1, 2019
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Lorraine Kelly has won an appeal against HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) at a First Tier Tribunal (FTT) following a £1.2 million demand for unpaid income tax and National Insurance Contributions (NICs). HMRC claimed that…Read more

Are you registered for Making Tax Digital yet? - April 1, 2019
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Launched on 1 April 2019, most VAT registered businesses are now required to comply with the new Making Tax Digital for VAT regime. However, many businesses may not be aware that they are required to…Read more

Spring Statement 2019 - March 13, 2019
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On any other day, the Chancellor’s Spring Statement would have dominated the headlines. However, with the UK’s scheduled withdrawal from the EU just days away, and the Prime Minister’s latest Brexit deal voted down by…Read more

National Living Wage - March 4, 2019
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From 1 April 2019, employers will be required by law to pay their employees the following minimum wages: Year 25 and over (National Living Wage) 21 to 24 18 to 20 Under 18 Apprentice Current…Read more

Making Tax Digital productivity boost expected to be worth billions to UK SMEs - March 1, 2019
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New research suggests that the UK’s SMEs could benefit to the tune of as much as £57 billion over the next five years because of digital productivity improvements associated with HM Revenue & Customs’ (HMRC)…Read more

Delay in issuing Self-Assessment penalty notifications - March 1, 2019
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While 93.68 per cent of the 11.5 million taxpayers who were required to file their Self-Assessment Tax Returns by midnight on 31 January did so on time, 731,186 missed the deadline. Those who missed the…Read more

Advisory fuel rates for company car users remain the same - March 1, 2019
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New advisory fuel rates from 1 March 2019 for drivers of company cars have fallen for all but one class of vehicle. The rates apply where a business is reimbursing employees for travel in a…Read more

Make the grandest romantic gesture and reduce your tax bill - March 1, 2019
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Getting married or conducting a civil partnership ceremony is often the happiest day of most people’s lives but unfortunately almost one million married or civil partnered couples in the UK have not used up to…Read more

Tribunal finds in favour of Middlesbrough FC in low pay claim - March 1, 2019
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In a landmark case, Middlesbrough FC has effectively won the right to pay staff below the minimum wage by providing other benefits to them. In February, an employment tribunal at Teesside Magistrates’ Court overturned a…Read more

Are you making full use of the generous R&D relief scheme? - March 1, 2019
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Hundreds of businesses across the UK enjoy tax relief totalling millions of pounds thanks to the Government’s generous R&D relief scheme. Last year nearly 40,000 claims were made for Research and Development (R&D) tax credits…Read more