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04 Dec 2019
Some employers may wish to give a small gift to their employees.
New company car advisory fuel rates have been published which took effect from 1 December 2019.
HMRC is giving information to taxpayers to help them avoid scams ahead of the Self Assessment deadline.
HMRC has issued an update to the Check employment status tool (CEST).
The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care has agreed to a temporary commitment to make payments to certain clinical staff outside of the NHS pension schemes to restore the value of their pension benefits package.
HMRC has published guidance for people who hold cryptoassets.
HMRC has issued the latest Employer Bulletin.
The Office for National Statistics has revealed what UK businesses spent on Research and Development in 2018.
04 Nov 2019
On 25 October 2019 the Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid wrote to the Treasury Select Committee.
Former BBC presenter Christa Ackroyd has lost her appeal against a ruling that she was an employee, not a freelance contractor, when she worked for the BBC via a personal service company.
HMRC says it is clamping down on the promoters and enablers of tax avoidance schemes in the wake of the loan charge controversy.
The government has abandoned its planned increase in probate fees.
According to a report published by the Charity Commision, the majority of UK charities admit fraud is a major risk, but are still failing to carry out basic tasks in order to protect themselves.
HMRC has published the October 2019 issue of the Employer Bulletin which contains guidance on a number of issues relevant for employers.
With less than 100 days until the self assessment tax return deadline of 31 January 2020, HMRC is urging taxpayers to complete their tax returns early, in order to avoid the last minute rush.
HMRC has updated their guidance on how to recognise when contact from HMRC is genuine.
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11 Nov 2019
With correct planning it may be possible to secure a 10% tax rate on sale of a property if it has been used as serviced accommodation or holiday let for at least 2 years.
28 Oct 2019
If your strategy is buy to serviced accommodation, it is likely that you will be able to make a capital allowances claim for plant and equipment imbedded in the fabric of the building.