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04 Jul 2019

Tax gap remains low

HMRC has published a report showing that the UK tax gap in 2017/18.

04 Jul 2019

Preparing the workforce for EU Exit

Over two thirds of EU citizens that are currently in the UK are here for work.

04 Jul 2019

MTD for VAT latest

HMRC is phasing in its landmark Making Tax Digital (MTD) regime, which will ultimately require taxpayers to move to a fully digital tax system.

04 Jul 2019

Employer Bulletin - latest guidance

HMRC has issued the June 2019 edition of the Employer Bulletin.

04 Jul 2019

New measures to ensure small businesses get paid on time

The government has announced a package of measures to ensure small businesses get paid on time.

04 Jul 2019

Payment on account confusion

Under self assessment taxpayers are required to make payments on account of their tax liabilities.

04 Jul 2019

UK Investment Support Directory

International investors who wish to set up and expand their operations in the UK can now benefit from an online tool launched by the Department for International Trade (DIT).

04 Jul 2019

Consultation on the operation of Insurance Premium Tax

HMRC has launched a consultation to review the extent to which the emerging practices are leading to 'unfair tax outcomes' in the administration and collection of Insurance Premium Tax (IPT).

04 Jun 2019

OTS calls for simplifying everyday tax for smaller businesses

A report by the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) calls on the government to prioritise action to 'address long-standing concerns about the experience of smaller businesses'.

04 Jun 2019

HMRC taskforce tackles dishonest dog breeders

A taskforce has recovered more than £5 million by tackling dishonest dog breeders selling pups on the black market.

04 Jun 2019

Forms P11D - reporting employee benefits

The forms P11D which report details of benefits and some expenses provided to employees and directors for the year ended 5 April 2019, are due for submission to HMRC by 6 July 2019.

04 Jun 2019

Welsh taxpayers income tax code mix-up

From April 2019, Welsh taxpayers were assigned new income tax codes beginning with the letter 'C'.

04 Jun 2019

Consultation on Companies House reforms

The government has launched a consultation on proposed reforms at Companies House, including a 'major upgrade' of its register.

04 Jun 2019

Consultation on ancillary capital gains reliefs

A capital gains tax exemption applies when an individual disposes of a dwelling that has been used as their only or main residence under the Private Residence Relief rules.

04 Jun 2019

Advisory fuel rates for company cars

New company car advisory fuel rates have been published which take effect from 1 June 2019.

04 Jun 2019

Non-compliance with minimum wage regulations

A recent Low Pay Commission report sets out its findings on the number of people being paid less than the statutory minimum wage.

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