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Pension Lifetime Allowance
The Government wants us to save enough so we can each draw an adequate pension in retirement, but if you save too much you will…
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VAT on storage change
The law on whether VAT must be charged on storage facilities changed from 1 October 2012. Before that date if you let out space for…
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New 'ATED' charge
The annual tax on enveloped dwellings (ATED) came into effect on 1 April 2013. This new tax applies to residential properties in the UK worth…
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Resurfacing – Repairs or capital?
Tax Inspectors frequently challenge the cost of repairs in business accounts, particularly where the sum expended in one year is large. The Inspector may argue…
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VAT Mistakes
If your company makes a deliberate VAT mistake, which results in less VAT being paid over to HMRC than is correctly due, you as the…
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RTI for Seasonal Workers
Have you taken on casual workers this summer? Perhaps you are paying piece-rates for the amount of produce picked or packed by each person. Reporting…
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Self-billing change
The procedure of ‘self-billing’ is frequently used in the publishing and construction sectors, where a large business customer engages lots of smaller businesses as suppliers…
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My Tax Return catch up
The Taxman has launched a campaign to persuade tardy taxpayers to submit their over-due tax returns for 2011/12 or earlier years. If you have a…
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Research and Development Claims
Did you know there is a tax relief for companies which invent stuff? The process of inventing and solving the associated problems is called research…
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