Tax: some big changes are on the way

April 6 will see some significant changes that will affect the savings and dividends income of most UK taxpayers. The reforms cover an increase in... Read more

Missed Self Assessment deadline – what’s the worst HMRC can do?

The taxman is on the ball when it comes to penalties for missed Self Assessment submissions and tax payment deadlines. And the only guaranteed... Read more

HMRC: how to spot an online fraudster

The taxman tells customers how to spot an online fraudster in the run up to the online Self Assessment deadline. It’s the time of... Read more

Dividend tax increase may impact you sooner than you think

Dividend tax is all set to increase on 6 April 2016. But it could impact some people sooner with rumours that the 25 November... Read more

Scottish income tax rate – will it affect you?

The new Scottish income tax rate will come into effect on 6 April 2016. If you are an employee or have employees who are... Read more

Reduce your tax bill by transferring shares to your spouse.

Is share transfer allowed? Yes, it is! You may remember HMRC losing a court battle with Arctic Systems a few years ago over income... Read more

Will being an employee be more financially beneficial than running your own business in 2016/17?

“The government has identified a number of areas of the tax system where imbalances have developed over time and where certain reliefs are disproportionately... Read more

Are company ‘pool’ cars a viable way for you to save on tax?

With company car tax set to rise again it’s important that you’re completely up to speed on where savings can be made. One potential... Read more

Celebrities: tax dodging or a clever way of using tax allowances?

Members of Take That, George Michael, David Beckham, Katie Melua, and now Jeremy Vine have all been accused of tax dodging or sheltering in... Read more

Entertainment – when is it tax deductible?

If like a lot of people you’re under the impression that entertaining simply isn’t tax deductible, think again as there are some situations that... Read more