Changing your VAT details? Remain vigilant over latest fraud activity

May 07, 2024

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has issued a warning to businesses over fraudulent attempts to access VAT repayments via postal form VAT484. What’s happening? The form, used by business owners to change VAT registration details with HMRC if unable to do so ...


Ahead of the 6 July deadline, remember that P11D rules are changing

Apr 23, 2024

If you choose to offer certain benefits to your employees, then you may incur additional Class 1 National Insurance (NI) liabilities which must be reported to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC). This applies to benefits known as ‘benefits in kind’ (BIKs), ...


What are the benefits of using the HMRC app?

Apr 11, 2024

The HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) app was launched in 2023 and has quickly become a key tool for many, with over 80 million interactions. Designed for convenience and efficiency, the app stands as a crucial resource for managing tax affairs. Upon ...


Due a tax rebate? Keep an eye on your account

Apr 09, 2024

In a new initiative designed to reduce paper use and unnecessary confusion, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has announced a significant change to the way that taxpayers are notified of a repayment. From 8 April 2024, HMRC will no longer send ...


Have you used your capital allowances this financial year?

Mar 19, 2024

With 5 April fast approaching, the pressure is on to make sure that you’ve used all capital allowances available to you in this tax year to reduce your tax bill.  For business owners, there are a number of tax reliefs you ...


HMRC U-turns on its double cab pickups tax decision

Feb 20, 2024

HMRC surprised all taxpayers who own a double cab pickup as a company vehicle on 12 February by announcing that these vehicles would be classified as cars and not vans, which would have led to higher National Insurance Contributions (NICs) ...


HMRC reminds restaurants and takeaways of VAT obligations on hot food

Dec 12, 2023

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has recently issued letters to restaurant and takeaway businesses across the country, emphasising the importance of correctly applying VAT on hot food. This move comes amidst potential confusion amongst business owners regarding the varying VAT rates ...

How to use the new HMRC app for your tax returns

How to use the new HMRC app for your tax returns

Nov 23, 2023

For small businesses navigating the Making Tax Digital (MTD) for Income Tax Self-Assessment (ITSA) initiative, tax returns can be complex. The new HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) app seeks to make the process easier, however. The digital tool marks a significant shift ...

What business owners need to know about meeting PAYE deadlines

What business owners need to know about meeting PAYE deadlines

Oct 17, 2023

Among the long list of financial responsibilities that you must handle as a business owner is ensuring PAYE are made on time. In October 2023, the electronic payment deadline for your PAYE tax bill falls on Sunday, 22 October. To ...


How HMRC’s new online tools can help you simplify taxation

Oct 04, 2023

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has always been at the forefront of embracing technological advancements to make tax-related processes more straightforward for businesses and individuals. Recently, HMRC has rolled out a series of new online tools aimed at simplifying various tax-related ...


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