Around half of Brits plan to spend their money with small and local businesses in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, a major study has revealed.
The UK and Spain are set to review how residents and companies based in Gibraltar are treated for tax purposes in a bid to tackle tax avoidance, it has been announced. It comes after the Joint Coordinating Committee and Liaison Body met last month to discuss tax co-operation between the authorities of Spain and Gibraltar, […]
With the effects of the coronavirus pandemic leaving many people short on funding, some have turned to side businesses to provide them with extra funds to make up for their financial losses.
Whether you employ one worker or one thousand, Real Time Information (RTI) for payroll helps businesses stay on top of compliance and ensures employees pay the correct amount of tax. But despite launching in 2013, some businesses still do not fully understand how to use the RTI system – potentially resulting in fines and penalties. […]
People who enrolled in the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) have been reminded that they must include income from their grants on tax returns to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), as it is subject to Income Tax and National Insurance. They should liaise with their accountants so an accurate return can be sent to HMRC, […]
There are many problems associated with the pandemic, apart from the obvious one of the illness caused by the virus itself. Conmen and scammers have taken advantage of the situation, bombarding people and businesses with bogus claims about tax owed in the hope that just a few respond. For businesses, the accountant is the first […]
For many businesses, the pandemic has turned the world on its head, with many who might have expected to be profitable experiencing a loss. Sometimes losses happen simply because the business is very new, or because costs have unexpectedly risen. However, COVID-19 has thrown another dimension into the mix, seeing thousands of companies fail to […]
The second part of a sweeping review of Capital Gains Tax (CGT) has been published with 14 key recommendations. In July 2020, the Chancellor asked the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) to carry out a review, to “identify opportunities relating to administrative and technical issues as well as areas where the present rules can distort […]
Putting together an efficient tax strategy should be a no-brainer for buy-to-let landlords seeking to maximise their income. It may not be quite as glamorous as hunting down the perfect property, but when it comes to saving cash, it can make a huge difference to your bottom line. There are several ways you can reduce […]