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HMRC crackdown on online tax evasion in the UK

Jan 15, 2019

The Joint and Several Liability (JSL) notices, were introduced in 2016 to protect British businesses from being undercut by overseas sellers committing VAT evasion. Since then, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has been able to crackdown on online tax evasion in ...

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Businesses to be named and shamed under proposed new late payment system

Jan 10, 2019

A newly proposed traffic light system could be used to put a spotlight on businesses with track records of late payments. Paul Uppal, the Small Business Commissioner, has suggested the system be put in place in order to protect smaller suppliers ...

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New Government service has helped 200,000 start-up businesses

Jan 07, 2019

Since the Streamlined Company Registration Service was launched last year, more than 200,000 start-ups have used the service. HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) and Companies House collaborated and set up the Government led service to allow start-ups to jointly register their ...

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HMRC issue reminder over Self-Assessment tax returns

Jan 03, 2019

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have issued a reminder that taxpayers have less than a month left to complete and submit their Self-Assessment tax returns. Ahead of the deadline on 31 January, there are still over 5.5 million returns left to ...

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UK retail figures jump in November following sales boost

Dec 20, 2018

The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have shown that retail sales have increased at a much faster rate than anticipated. The sales figures rose 1.4 per cent from October, despite economists' forecasts of about a 0.3 per ...

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Capital gains tax payment rules warning to residential property owners

Dec 13, 2018

The Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT) has issued a warning to residential property owners, about the need to carefully consider the timing of any sale or gift of their property in future. The warning comes as from 6 April 2020, it ...

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Generational divide over potential tax increase in UK

Dec 10, 2018

A recent survey conducted by Populus shows there is a clear generational divide over the issue of whether to increase taxation to help fund the public sector, with under-45s being much less supportive than those aged over 45. The results indicated ...

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HMRC urging businesses to prepare for potential no-deal Brexit

Dec 06, 2018

Ahead of Britain’s upcoming departure from the European Union (EU), HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is warning businesses about the necessary steps they need to take to prepare for the unlikely event of a no-deal Brexit. The Government is currently in ...

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Are you entitled to a Christmas tax rebate?

Dec 03, 2018

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) are urging people to check whether they are entitled to claim tax relief from work expenses such as; car mileage, replacing equipment or maintaining uniforms.  If any of the above expenses were paid through PAYE, then ...

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Should HMRC delay Making Tax Digital for VAT?

Nov 26, 2018

The Lords Economic Affairs Committee says the Government need to listen to small businesses and delay the rollout of Making Tax Digital for VAT programme by at least a year. Recently, the House of Lords’ Economic Affairs Committee has called for ...

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