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27-01-2022
Government nudges local authorities

Government nudges local authorities

The Secretary of State for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy has written a letter to local authorities in England urging them to help support businesses in the hospitality and leisure sectors as efficiently as possible. Just before ... read more

27-01-2022
Filing obligations for private limited companies

Filing obligations for private limited companies

It is important that anyone responsible for the accounts and tax filing regime for private limited companies is aware of their obligations. After the end of its financial year, a private limited company must prepare full annual accounts and a ... read more

27-01-2022
Tax and customs duties for goods sent from abroad

Tax and customs duties for goods sent from abroad

There are special rules to help ensure that goods sent from abroad are taxed appropriately and to ensure that UK businesses supplying goods in the UK, for example by having to compete with VAT free imports, are not disadvantaged. This includes goods ... read more

27-01-2022
How CIS off-set works in practice

How CIS off-set works in practice

The Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) is a set of special rules for tax and National Insurance for those working in the construction industry. Businesses in the construction industry are known as 'contractors' and 'subcontractors' and should be ... read more

27-01-2022
Who should register for Plastic Packaging Tax

Who should register for Plastic Packaging Tax

The new Plastic Packaging Tax will come into effect from 1 April 2022. The tax will not apply to any plastic packaging which contains at least 30% recycled plastic, or any packaging which is not predominantly plastic by weight. The tax will be ... read more

27-01-2022
VAT Flat Rate Scheme exclusions

VAT Flat Rate Scheme exclusions

The VAT Flat Rate scheme has been designed to simplify the way a business accounts for VAT and in so doing reduce the administration costs of complying with VAT legislation. Using the Flat Rate scheme, businesses pay VAT as a fixed percentage of ... read more

27-01-2022
Tax Diary February/March 2022

Tax Diary February/March 2022

1 February 2022 - Due date for Corporation Tax payable for the year ended 30 April 2021. 19 February 2022 - PAYE and NIC deductions due for month ended 5 February 2022 (If you pay your tax electronically the due date is 22 February 2022). 19 ... read more

20-01-2022
Leaving gifts to charity in your Will

Leaving gifts to charity in your Will

The government introduced new rules to encourage charitable giving on death in 2012. The rule which has remained unchanged ever since means that a reduced rate of Inheritance Tax (IHT) of 36% (reduced from 40%) applies where 10% or more of a ... read more

20-01-2022
Tax relief for working from home

Tax relief for working from home

If you are an employee working from home, you may be able to claim tax relief for some of the bills you pay that are related to your work. Employers can reimburse employees for the additional household expenses incurred through regularly working at ... read more

20-01-2022
Replacement of domestic items in let property

Replacement of domestic items in let property

The replacement of domestic items relief has been in place since April 2016. The relief allows landlords to claim tax relief when they replace movable furniture, furnishings, household appliances and kitchenware in a rental property. The allowance is ... read more