IR35 – October 2014 update

Oct
1
Posted 2014 by admin

The IR35 Business Entity Tests and example scenarios have been with us for over 2 years now, but are they working? No, according to the minutes of a recent meeting of the IR35 Forum consisting… Read More

Stop throwing your money away

Aug
29
Posted 2014 by admin

Apparently there are still 500,000 Self-Assessment Returns outstanding for 2012/2013 (due to be filed by 31 January 2014). Including £10 daily penalties, at potentially £1,000 a Return that is a staggering £500 Million in penalties… Read More

Where has all my money gone?

Aug
22
Posted 2014 by admin

Let’s face it, no-one enjoys paying tax, but in general we recognise that public services such as the NHS need funding. Like many others, I pay my tax and have no time for those who can pay… Read More

Lies, damn lies and statistics

Jul
29
Posted 2014 by admin

In a worrying move, HMRC has been writing to a number of tradesmen informing them that the figures submitted in their tax returns do not compare with the results filed by their competitors and/or the benchmarks… Read More

Bad news for pensioners

Jul
28
Posted 2014 by admin

If you will be in a in a position to draw your state pension in the near future you should be aware that the government has set out plans to reduce the annual state pension… Read More

Tax Credits Scam Warning

Jun
23
Posted 2014 by admin

We are constantly reminding our clients to be vigilant about scam or “phishing” emails promising money back, particularly at this time of year, just ahead of the 31 July Tax Credits renewal deadline. According to… Read More