Monday, July 5th, 2021

Improvement or repair? Know your tax deductions for buy-to-let property
Over the last decade, there have been many changes to the tax rules around buy-to-let properties. If you are a […]

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021

How long does HMRC have to start an enquiry?
Imagine this scenario: in May, you receive a letter from HMRC, querying a figure on your 2018/19 tax return. But […]

Thursday, July 9th, 2020

Chancellor’s Summer Statement 2020
Michael Lansdell is a founding partner at specialist dental and medical accountants Figurit and a chartered accountant. Here, he discusses […]

Monday, March 23rd, 2020

COVID-19 – the latest advice
For most of us, our work and personal lives have become unrecognisable in just a few short weeks. The COVID-19 […]

Wednesday, March 18th, 2020

New steps to help businesses during the COVID-19 outbreak
On17 March, the chancellor announced bold new measures intended to help any business that is seeing, or anticipating, financial disruption […]

Friday, December 15th, 2017

Increase in state pension matched by increasing costs
State pensions will rise by 3% next April, but it’s not all strictly good news. And what about the latest […]

Friday, December 8th, 2017

The Bitcoin and cryptocurrency tax conundrum
At the start of the year, one Bitcoin was worth just under $1,000, but the price has since peeked at […]

Friday, December 1st, 2017

Simple assessment – ending the tax return?
Around 11 million people currently have to complete a tax return every year to provide HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) […]

Friday, November 24th, 2017

Almost but not quite – near miss on inflation helps boost interest rate
September inflation was just low enough to spare Mark Carney writing to the Chancellor. And helped spur the first interest […]

Friday, November 17th, 2017

Auto-enrolment moves to the next stage in April
From next April employers and employees will find their auto-enrolment contributions rising. Are you ready for the changes?