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Removing your home address from the public register
Since April 2018 company directors and other eligible people such as company secretaries, people with significant control (PSC) and LLP ...
What is a finance lease?
The definition of a finance lease can be difficult to pin down. In legal form a finance lease is just ...
Changes to VAT IT systems if no-deal Brexit
In a letter being sent to businesses across the country, HMRC has published the following information on the effect a ...
Present tax-free company benefits
The list of company benefits that can be provided tax-free to employees is quite short. However, some of the benefits ...
Keep abreast of Brexit news
As the Brexit date fast approaches, it seems the only thing we can say with any certainty is that uncertainty ...
Business record keeping for the self-employed
If you are self-employed as a sole trader or as a partner in a business partnership, then you must keep ...
Cash basis and capital expenditure
The cash basis scheme helps many sole traders and other unincorporated businesses benefit from a simpler way of managing their ...
2019 Spring Statement: employment implications
In the Spring Statement 2019, the Chancellor of the Exchequer has announced that the apprenticeship reforms set out in the ...
Full EU Settlement Scheme roll-out
The government has laid a Statement of Changes to the Immigration Rules implementing the full opening of the EU Settlement ...
Employee tax codes 2019-20
The P9X form is used to notify employers of the tax codes to use for employees. The basic Personal Allowance ...
Sale of income by an individual
A capital sum received by an individual in respect of the sale or relinquishment of income to be derived from ...
What are the badges of trade?
The 'badges of trade' tests, whilst not conclusive, are used by HMRC to help determine whether an activity is a ...
Treatment of deposits for VAT purposes
As a general rule, most deposits made by customers serve as advance payments and create a VAT tax point when ...
Lost your Unique Tax Reference number?
Your Unique Taxpayer Reference (UTR) identifies your tax records at HMRC. The number is also known as your taxpayer number ...
Topping up your self-employed NIC contributions
In many circumstances it can be beneficial to make voluntary Class 2 National Insurance Contributions (NICs) to increase your entitlement ...