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01-12-2022
Use HMRC’s tax app to save time

Use HMRC’s tax app to save time

A free HMRC tax app is available and offers some useful functionality. In fact, in the 12 months up to October 2022, HMRC received almost 3 million calls from people asking for information that is now readily available on the app. This ... read more

01-12-2022
Low-cost broadband and phone tariffs

Low-cost broadband and phone tariffs

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) has published a new press release to confirm that they have been working together with internet service providers to deliver low-cost broadband and phone packages called social ... read more

01-12-2022
Filing abridged company accounts

Filing abridged company accounts

Companies that are dormant or qualify as a small company or ‘micro-entity’ can choose to send a simpler set of accounts known as abridged accounts to Companies House and do not need to be audited. These abridged accounts contain a simpler balance ... read more

01-12-2022
Who is a Scottish taxpayer?

Who is a Scottish taxpayer?

The Scottish rate of income (SRIT) is payable on the non-savings and non-dividend income of those defined as Scottish taxpayers. This means that Scottish taxpayers who also have savings and dividend income need to consider the UK rates as well as the ... read more

01-12-2022
Self-assessment payments on account

Self-assessment payments on account

Self-assessment taxpayers are usually required to pay their income tax liabilities in three instalments each year. The first two payments are due on: 31 January during the tax year e.g. for 2022-23 the first payment on account is due on 31 January ... read more

01-12-2022
Autumn Finance Bill published

Autumn Finance Bill published

The government published the Autumn Finance Bill 2022 on 22 November 2022. The Bill is officially known as Finance Bill 2022-23. The Bill contains the legislation for many of the tax measures announced in the recent Autumn Statement. The Autumn ... read more

24-11-2022
CGT tax-free allowance reducing

CGT tax-free allowance reducing

In the Autumn Statement, the Chancellor announced that the annual exempt amount applicable to Capital Gains Tax (CGT) is to be more than halved next year. This rate had previously been fixed at £12,300 from April 2021 to April 2026 for individuals, ... read more

24-11-2022
Personal tax allowances frozen to April 2028

Personal tax allowances frozen to April 2028

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt announced as part of the Autumn Statement measures that the Income Tax thresholds will be maintained at their current levels for a further two years until April 2028. This will see the personal tax allowance frozen at £12,570 ... read more

24-11-2022
Corporation Tax increases from April 2023

Corporation Tax increases from April 2023

The Corporation Tax main rate will increase to 25% from 1 April 2023 for companies with profits over £250,000. A Small Profits Rate (SPR) of 19% will also be introduced from the same date for companies with profits of up to £50,000 ensuring these ... read more

24-11-2022
CGT – share exchange

CGT – share exchange

One of the more ‘niche’ measures introduced as part of the Autumn Statement measures related to Capital Gains Tax: Share for Share Exchange. This is intended to stop UK tax being avoided by non-UK domiciled individuals on chargeable gains made on ... read more