Is your business compliant with the Making Tax Digital rules?

According to new research, thousands of UK businesses could find themselves under scrutiny from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) for failing to follow new rules on keeping digital records.

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UK ‘tax gap’ at record low, figures reveal

The tax gap – the difference between the amount of tax that should be paid and what is actually paid – has shrunk to just 5.6 per cent.

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Government announces new measures to ensure SMEs are paid on time

The Government has announced new measures to ensure that small businesses get paid on time.

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Industry bodies call for Government to delay IR35

UK industry is calling for the Government to delay plans to extend the IR35 tax law to the private sector.

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SMEs receive a record £6.7 billion in equity funding

Last year, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) attracted a record £6.7 billion in equity investments, representing a five per cent year-on-year increase.

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A good salary is no longer enough

The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealed the UK’s employment rate was the joint highest on record at 76.1 per cent, and the rate for women was 72 per cent, the highest on record.

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Owner of ancient burial ground charged thousands in business rates argues he should be exempt

A man who opened the first ‘Neolithic’ burial mound to be built in the UK for some 5,500 years has been asked to pay more than £13,000 in business rates.

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How do I restructure my business?

The day-to-day running of a business can be unpredictable and there are a number of reasons you might want to restructure or reorganise your company during the course of its lifecycle.

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TSB launches digital advice program to support SMEs

A nationwide programme has been launched by high street bank TSB in a bid to help improve the digital expertise of small business owners.

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Time taken to settle HMRC tax investigations reaches record length

The length taken to settle HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) tax investigations reached an all-time high in March 2019.

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