Tax Alerts

 
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Please remember that the rule which reduced the tax return late filing penalty from £100 to ‘nil’, provided that the individual had paid all their tax before 31st January, has now gone. New penalties rules now apply to...
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Our clients have been given special access to this new booklet by Sarah Bradford of Tax Insider Ltd - simply click on the title below to open.  Have a read to see if there is something in here for you, but, if you wish, save it on your computer to read...
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From 1st April 2012, all VAT-registered businesses will have to file their VAT returns online, and pay any VAT due electronically. So, how is this different from the current situation? At the moment...
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HMRC has launched its latest campaign – targeted at electricians - and offers a disclosure opportunity called the Electricians’ Tax Safe Plan (ETSP) This newest campaign is aimed at anyone who installs, maintains and tests electrical...
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Beware if you do not maintain accurate and up to date records for your business? Since they were first proposed in December 2010, HMRC’s Business Records checks (BRCs), to ensure that ‘adequate’ records are being...
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We are advising clients insure, as soon as possible, against the potential professional costs of defending themselves in the event of a tax or vat investigation. The government announced earlier this year that they were investing over...
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Before the recent elections, all the main parties were saying that they "had no plans to increase or extend VAT". But in reality, we all knew, I think, that VAT rates would have to be increased, principally because every ‘economic...
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Download our VAT Changes Guide for notes designed to help you through the changes...
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Have you recently had an email from HM Revenue & Customs advising you of a ‘refund due’, or indeed advising of ‘unreported income’? These are internet ‘scams’ – bogus sites trying to steal personal...
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We are writing to all our clients to make them aware of two new ‘disclosure facilities’ that HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has introduced. We do not expect that they will be relevant, but we thought it appropriate to bring them to our clients'...