2020 May bank holiday will be moved to mark 75th anniversary of VE Day
The government has announced that the date of next year’s early May bank holiday is to move from Monday, 4 May to Friday, 8 Read more..
Gifts with strings attached
The majority of gifts made during a person's life are not subject to tax at the time of the gift. These lifetime Read more..
The tax consequences of social events
The cost of a staff party or other annual entertainment is generally allowed as a deduction for tax purposes. If you meet the Read more..
Selling the family heirlooms
There are special rules concerning the payment of Capital Gains Tax (CGT) on the sale of personal possessions also known as Read more..
When does ATED apply?
The Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings (ATED) came into effect from 1 April 2013. The tax applies to certain Non-Natural Read more..
VAT and disaggregation
The artificial separation of businesses is where two or more businesses are split, and each 'separate' entity Read more..
HMRC’s complaint handling process
Taxpayers may find themselves in a position where they need to make a complaint to HMRC. Complaints can relate to many Read more..
On your e-bike
The Cycling Minister, Michael Ellis, has announced a number of changes to the Cycle to Work scheme in an announcement that Read more..
HMRC cancels penalties charged to 6,000 families
The High Income Child Benefit Charge (HICBC) was introduced in January 2013 and applies a charge to taxpayers whose income Read more..
HMRC blocks phone fraudsters
Fraudsters have been blocked from using HMRC’s most used helpline numbers after the introduction of new defensive Read more..