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Taxation

Electric cards and vans: why switching could be beneficial

Posted: 19th May 2021 by Robert Salenius Blog

Electric vehicles are not only cheaper to run day-to-day – there are funding and tax incentives that come with switching to 100% electric vehicles. Companies that equip themselves with electric vehicles enjoy significant cost savings. So, becoming more sustainable not only makes sense from an ethical point of view; it is also a smart business… Read more

Tax Rates Cards 2021-22

Posted: 13th Apr 2021 by Clair Watmore Blog

Hunter Gee Holroyd have produced a Tax Card which summarises many of the rates and allowances fundamental to your business and personal lives. It’s a great point of reference throughout the coming tax year and contains lots of information on personal, business, employment, property and capital taxes, including any changes. Our guide contains information on… Read more

Get prepared: IR35 off-payroll working rules from April 2021

Posted: 16th Mar 2021 by Robert Salenius Blog

Big changes to the way contractors and those who work with them pay tax and National Insurance are coming this April. From April 2021, large and medium sized companies will need to check the employment status of their contractors where their services are being supplied through an intermediary, (usually a personal service company). You are… Read more

Budget 2021

Posted: 4th Mar 2021 by Clair Watmore Blog

The Chancellor Rishi Sunak presented his second Budget on Wednesday 3 March 2021. In his speech he stated his Budget ‘meets the moment with a three-part plan to protect the jobs and livelihoods of the British people’. With the UK having been adversely affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Chancellor Rishi Sunak presented the 2021… Read more

Self Assessment late payment penalties waived until 1 April

Posted: 23rd Feb 2021 by Clair Watmore Blog

Self assessment taxpayers have an additional four weeks to pay tax or set up a payment plan without being charged a 5% late payment penalty, HMRC has confirmed. In light of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, HMRC has extended the late payment penalty deadline for self assessment (SA) taxpayers until 1 April. Normally a… Read more

The VAT Deferral New Payment Scheme

Posted: 23rd Feb 2021 by Clair Watmore Blog

Any business that deferred VAT payments due between 20 March and 30 June 2020 as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, must now consider how they will repay this outstanding tax. They can choose from the following options in order to do this: Pay the deferred VAT in full by 31 March 2021; Join the… Read more

Essential tax planning before April 5th

Posted: 18th Feb 2021 by Clair Watmore Blog

It is doubtful that HMRC will change the tax year end date. The current tax year will therefore come to an end on 5 April 2021. Which means that tax-payers still have two months (February and March 2021) to take advantage of any tax planning strategies that may advantage their tax liabilities for 2020-21. As… Read more

Important changes to VAT and Payments

Posted: 16th Feb 2021 by Clair Watmore Blog

Major changes to the VAT scheme for construction which HMRC are imposing will begin on 1st March 2021.  The reverse charge means that the customer receiving the service must pay the VAT to HMRC instead of the supplier.  In turn the customer can recover the VAT, subject to the normal rules for VAT recovery.  It is… Read more

Time to Pay and VAT Deferral

Posted: 11th Dec 2020 by Clair Watmore Blog

Income Tax As part of the government’s support package for Covid-19 pandemic, Self Assessment payments on account that were due 31 July 2020 could be deferred to January 2021. In the Winter Economy Plan it was announced that taxpayers with up to £30,000 of Self-Assessment liabilities due on 31 January 2021 could make payment in… Read more

Brexit planning checklist

Posted: 18th Nov 2020 by Clair Watmore Blog

The Brexit transition period comes to an end on 31 December this year. After this date, the UK will no longer be in the EU Single Market or Customs Union and free movement will stop. This will have a profound impact on many businesses, especially those that trade with European customers or suppliers. There is… Read more