The ATED return for 2021-22 is due by 30 April 2021

Apr 13, 2021

The Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings (ATED) return for 2021 to 31 March 2022, and any tax due for the year, is due by 30 April 2021. What is the ATED? The ATED is a system that came into force on 1 ...

Tax (1)

Could the current tax payment timings change?

Mar 30, 2021

Millions of taxpayers in the UK could face earlier tax payments as part of the Government’s 10-year strategy to build a “trusted, modern tax administration system”. Due to the challenges of the current tax-payment timings, it is considering bringing tax payments ...


Government to crack down on rogue tax advisers

Mar 26, 2021

Accountants who provide tax advice may be required to hold professional indemnity insurance (PII) under new laws proposed this week. The plans come after concerns that rogue tax advisors were often giving incorrect or incomplete advice without a route to redress, ...


Increasing number of taxpayers targeted with threatening tax scams, HMRC warns

Mar 18, 2021

Taxpayers should remain vigilant to tax scams “threatening arrest” following a surge in reports, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has warned. The warning comes after a significant number of “concerned individuals” contacted the offices of HM Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS) ...

Hospitality (4)

Budget 2021: Hospitality businesses call for extended VAT cut

Feb 22, 2021

Due to the prolonged impact of coronavirus on the hospitality industry, firms within this sector urge Chancellor Rishi Sunak to extend the VAT reductions for a year in the Budget. In 2020, the VAT reduction went from 20 per cent to ...


Online sales tax proposal for Autumn Budget

Feb 09, 2021

The UK Treasury is considering online sales tax for retailers such as Amazon, Asos and Ocado, after a drastic increase in online shopping and the current “uneven system”, has caused many in-store retailers to be at a disadvantage. Supermarkets, including Asda, ...

Export (4)

EU exports halt as UK firms encounter extra charges

Jan 25, 2021

Due to the new trade rules that came into effect on 1 January 2021, many UK businesses, who export to the EU, have been hit by extra charges, taxes and paperwork. Some have stopped exports to the EU as a ...

IR35 (4)

IR35: Businesses are still not prepared for off-payroll working rules

Jan 18, 2021

According to a recent study, many UK firms are not adequately prepared for the off-payroll tax rule changes for the private sector to start in April 2021. The survey, which had 3,300 contractors as respondents, revealed that 52 per cent of ...

Self-Employed (5)

HMRC warns of tax scams ahead of Self Assessment deadline

Jan 07, 2021

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has warned businesses to watch out for tax scams ahead of the 31 January Self Assessment Deadline. It comes after the tax office responded to thousands of reports of bogus emails, text messages and phone calls ...

Self Assessment

COVID-19: enhanced payment plans for Self-Assessment individuals

Dec 21, 2020

To help reduce any financial stresses as a result of the pandemic, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has amended the instalment arrangements for paying tax liabilities for Self-Assessment taxpayers - increasing the threshold from £10,000 to £30,000. ...


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