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Fourth Annual M&S Charity Golf Event

Published On: 28/03/2017

If you were at last year’s M&S Golf Day, you may remember this…

 

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Budget 2017 - At A Glance

Published On: 10/03/2017

Personal Allowances and Income Tax Thresholds

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Budget 2017 - Looking To The Future

Published On: 10/03/2017

Even more so than most recent Budgets, in the last ever Spring Budget on Wednesday, there was actually very little of any relevance that will take immediate effect, even the headline announcements about increased Class 4 National Insurance Contributions (NIC) for the self-employed and the reduction in the dividend allowance.  For the most part, gone are the days when changes took effect from midnight on the day of the Budget.  That is certainly a good thing in terms of avoiding last minute panics to get something through or paid before the change was implemented and it does allow businesses and taxpayers time to plan a bit more.

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BUDGET 2017 – HAS ANYONE OUT THERE BEEN LISTENING?

Published On: 08/03/2017

For once we are both pleased and surprised to say HMRC have been.  After mounting criticism and almost unanimous requests from small businesses and their representatives, HMRC have today announced a one year delay in the introduction of Making Tax Digital for Businesses (MTDfB) with a turnover below the soon to be introduced £85,000 VAT threshold.  This turnover threshold will also apply to landlords with an annual turnover of less than £85,000 per annum.

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My Making Tax Digital Blog – starting with some cynicism!

Published On: 02/03/2017

Probably against my better judgement, I’ve agreed to take part in HMRC’s pilot to help them evaluate the MTD software that will become essential for most small businesses to use to complete their quarterly tax “returns” (sorry, submissions, we’re not doing tax returns now, no siree), from April 2018.

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