Friday, April 8th, 2016

Auto-enrolment: the first deferral
The Autumn Statement revealed more evidence that the government is counting the cost of tax relief on pension contributions. When […]

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

Buy-to-let hit again
Last year’s Autumn Statement marked another future tax increase for buy-to-let. “Frankly, people buying a home to let should not […]

Thursday, November 12th, 2015

Property taxation reforms
The rent a room tax relief limit will increase from £4,250 to £7,500 from 6 April 2016, but with the new tax relief rate restrictions, it could be bad news for those who rent out their spare rooms.

Monday, November 9th, 2015

More detail on dividend changes
HMRC has issued a factsheet about next year’s dividend tax changes announced in The Summer Budget. HMRC have published a “Dividend Allowance Factsheet” to help.

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

Autumn Statement 2015 – Date announced
The Chancellor has announced the date of the Autumn Statement. In late July, the Chancellor announced that the results of […]

Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Buy-to-let landlords selling up ahead of tax crackdown
Landlords and their accountants are realising the implications of the tax changes introduced in the Summer Budget. Big mortgage? All higher-rate taxpayers who own buy-to-let properties on which there’s a large mortgage will pay more tax.

Monday, October 26th, 2015

HMRC accelerates to £1bn of collections
HMRC’s accelerated payments programme has now collected £1bn from users of tax avoidance schemes. Will you be next?

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

Financing start ups with SEIS
Raising finance for a start up company can be difficult at the best of times, but it can be easier if investors are protected should your company do less well than expected.

Friday, September 25th, 2015

Ultra-low emission vehicles
An ultra-low emission vehicles (such as electric cars, electric vans and other ultra-low emission cars with low C02 emissions) benefit from a number of tax advantages, although somewhat less so since 6 April 2015.

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

Offshore tax evaders to face tough new criminal sanctions
Tough new criminal sanctions being brought in for offshore tax evaders. Over 90 countries across the world have already signed up to automatically exchange information on taxpayers, leaving “nowhere left to hide for offshore tax evaders”,