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Making a disclosure to HMRC

HMRC has updated their online guidance for individuals and companies who have a disclosure to make that isn’t covered by a current HMRC campaign or the Worldwide Disclosure Facility. The guidance is...

25th May 2017

Renewing tax credit claims

Families and individuals that receive tax credits should ensure that they renew their tax credit claims by 31 July 2017. Claimants who do not renew on-time may have their payments stopped. HMRC has...

25th May 2017

Reminder to claim the marriage allowance

The marriage allowance came into force on 6 April 2015 and allows lower earning couples to share part of their personal tax-free allowance. The marriage allowance is available to married couples and...

25th May 2017

Lloyds bailout completed

The government has announced that all of the government’s shares in Lloyds acquired during the financial crisis have now been sold. The sale of the final tranche of shares in the Lloyds Banking Group...

25th May 2017

Using your own car for work

Under certain circumstances, an employee can be paid a tax-free allowance by their employers when using their own car, van, motorcycle or bike for work purposes. It is important to note that this...

25th May 2017

Tax Diary June/July 2017

1 June 2017 - Due date for Corporation Tax due for the year ended 31 August 2016. 19 June 2017 - PAYE and NIC deductions due for month ended 5 June 2017. (If you pay your tax electronically the due...

22nd May 2017

Employer deadline for providing P60s

The deadline for employers to provide employees with a copy of their P60 form is 31 May 2017. A P60 must be given to all employees that were on the payroll on the last day of the 2016-17 tax year (5...

18th May 2017

G7 Finance Ministers meeting

The G7 is a forum of seven of the largest economies in the world. Italy currently presides over the group which comprises the UK, US, Germany, France, Italy, Canada and Japan. China, Brazil and India...

18th May 2017

Advance Assurance for R&D

Advance Assurance for Research and Development (R&D) tax relief claims is available to small companies making their first R&D claim. To be eligible, the companies must also have an annual...

18th May 2017

Agent authorisation form

The 64-8 form is the most commonly used form to authorise an agent, accountant or tax adviser to deal with HMRC on someone’s behalf. There are separate forms to authorise an agent to use the PAYE for...

18th May 2017