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Employer toolkit for EU Settlement Scheme published

20/02/2020

Following Brexit, the government has published an updated toolkit for employers on how to support

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Change to the off-payroll working rules

20/02/2020

As part of a review into changes to the operation of the off-payroll working rules (IR35), HMRC has

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Could you claim the marriage allowance?

19/02/2020

If you are entitled to the marriage allowance and have not yet applied, you could receive a payment

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Budget date re-confirmed

19/02/2020

After a tumultuous few days in politics, it has been confirmed by the new Chancellor of the

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Tax if you return to the UK

19/02/2020

There are tax implications that you will need to consider if you previously left the UK to live

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Rent a room relief 2019-20

19/02/2020

The rent-a-room scheme is a set of special rules designed to help homeowners who rent-a-room in

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Student and postgraduate loans

19/02/2020

If you have a student loan, have finished your studies and entered the workforce you must begin to

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PAYE payment dates

19/02/2020

This article is a reminder to payroll staff about the electronic PAYE payment dates. The due date

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New bandings for electric vehicles

19/02/2020

From 6 April 2020, the car and car fuel benefit calculations are changing with the introduction of

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IHT tenants in common or joint tenants?

19/02/2020

As a general rule, Inheritance Tax (IHT) is collected from a person's estate when they die and

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A reminder – badges of trade

19/02/2020

The 'badges of trade' tests, whilst not conclusive, are used by HMRC to help determine

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Breathing space to help those in debt

12/02/2020

HM Treasury has confirmed that the new 'breathing space' scheme to help those with problem

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Scottish Income Tax rates announced 2020-21

12/02/2020

Public finance minister Kate Forbes delivered her first Budget statement to the Scottish Parliament

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Still time to utilise annual tax-free allowance

12/02/2020

We would like to remind our readers that there is still time to use the annual exemption for Capital

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Checking your NIC records

12/02/2020

HMRC offers an online service to check your National Insurance Contributions (NIC) record online. In

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Review occupancy for Holiday Lets owners

12/02/2020

The furnished holiday let (FHL) rules allow holiday lettings of properties that meet certain

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Change to off-payroll working rules

12/02/2020

A welcome change to the implementation of the new off-payroll working rules has been announced. The

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Gifts to spouse or charity

12/02/2020

There is usually no Capital Gains Tax (CGT) to be paid on the transfer of assets to a spouse or

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Statutory payment rates 2020/21 confirmed

6/02/2020

Following the government policy paper published in January 2020, announcing the proposed new rates

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Draft regulations to increase the National Minimum Wage published

6/02/2020

The draft National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2020 have been laid before Parliament and

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Still time to plan for tax year 2019-20

5/02/2020

As the deadline for submitting your 2018-19 tax return has passed, now is a good time to focus on

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Changes to NIC from April 2020

5/02/2020

The Chancellor, Sajid Javid, has confirmed that a Conservative manifesto promise to increase the

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Farm payments during the transition period

5/02/2020

The Chancellor recently announced that the level of funding for direct payments for farmers would

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Travel to EU during transition period

5/02/2020

For the time being, travel between the EU and UK continues as before. This means that if you have

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