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Practical tips to guide you through the tax system and help you to plan to minimise your liability.
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We look at recent developments in employment law and payroll practice.
Timing is often the key ingredient in tax planning.
MTD represents a major change in the way taxpayers will interact with HMRC.
Is your business prepared for the forthcoming changes in the data protection regime?
The legal and administrative responsibilities involved in running a company are considerable.
When Corporation Tax was invented in 1965, the quantification of taxable profits bore a close resemblance to the taxation of the unincorporated business for many years.
Many people running their own business cherish the thought of some members of their family continuing to run their business when it comes time to retire.
Another tax year has started and, as always in the world of tax, nothing stays the same.
It has often been said that Inheritance tax (IHT) is a voluntary tax as action can be taken by individuals before death to reduce or eliminate IHT liabilities on death.
Starting in April 2018, the government intends to implement major plans to modernise the tax administration system by introducing digital services for tax.
Travel and Subsistence costs are a major overhead of many businesses and an area where HMRC have increased their interest over recent years.
Buy to let landlords of UK residential properties have been bombarded with tax changes in the last year. As a consequence many will need to rethink their broad and detailed tax strategies on their investments.
This briefing details the tax issues that surround loans to director-shareholders and loans from director-shareholders to their companies. There has been an increase in the rate of tax on loans to participators from 6 April 2016 which means it will be more costly for the company to make such loans. Changes to the personal tax regime from 6 April 2016 have meant that the receipt of interest by shareholders on loans they have made to their companies may be an attractive means of distributing some of the profits of the company.
This Briefing considers recent developments affecting the operation and reporting of expenses and benefits.
From 6 April 2016, new dividend and savings allowances are introduced together with revised rates of taxation on dividends.
We consider recent changes and developments in payroll practice and employment law.
This Briefing considers two recent developments which potentially affect the inheritance tax (IHT) planning of many individuals.
Would you like the opportunity to reduce hte taxman's take from your own and your family's income?
If you haven’t received a letter from The Pensions Regulator informing you of the start of auto enrolment for your business, you will do soon. The Pensions Regulator is responsible for regulating workplace pensions and making sure employers comply with their auto enrolment duties.
Operating a business tax efficiently is a key concern to all businesses. The choice of a suitable business medium, for example, sole trader, partnership or limited company may have a substantial impact on the level of reliefs, allowances and tax levied on you and that business.
Entrepreneurs' Relief (ER) has been around for many tears. However, it appears that HMRC are now taking a more active interest in ER claims and the Government has recently tweaked some of the rules.
Over the next year or so the statutory accounts that small companies have to prepare and send to Companies House are changing because of revisions to the Companies Act and some connected changes to UK Accounting Standards.
The government views investment in research and development ('R&D') as a key to economic success. It is therefore commited to encouraging more small and medium sized ('SME') companies to claim R&D tax relief.
The recent substantial changes to the rules for accessing money purchase pensions and the treatment of funds remaining on death has sparked increases interest in pension fund provision.