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Boosting recycling through the tax system

August 20th, 2018
The government has announced that it has received record-breaking support from members of the public to counter the blig... Read this article >>

New ideas from government think tank

August 15th, 2018
At the beginning of August, the Office for Tax Simplification (OTS) – a government department charged with coming ... Read this article >>

Tax Diary August/September 2018

August 13th, 2018
1 August 2018 – Due date for Corporation Tax due for the year ended 31 October 2017. 19 August 2018 – PAYE a... Read this article >>

Ask the government to sell property

August 13th, 2018
UK residents can ask for publicly owned land and buildings to be sold if they think that the property is vacant or under... Read this article >>

When is Capital Gains Tax payable

August 13th, 2018
Notwithstanding any of the comments that follow, an individual is allowed to make tax-free capital gains of £11,70... Read this article >>

Changes to rent a room relief

August 13th, 2018
A new test is to be added to the qualifying criteria for rent-a-room relief from April 2019. The test will require that ... Read this article >>

Points based penalties

August 13th, 2018
In the recently published draft clauses that will form the basis of the Budget later this year, HMRC has outlined a sign... Read this article >>

Undeclared offshore assets

August 9th, 2018
From 1 October more than 100 countries, including the UK, will be able to exchange data on financial accounts under the ... Read this article >>

Work from home?

August 7th, 2018
We are often quizzed by clients who are contemplating working from home: what are the tax consequences? And in particula... Read this article >>

Planning for early losses

August 2nd, 2018
If you are setting up a new business, you may discover that establishing a profitable base takes time. If your pre-tradi... Read this article >>