HMRC defeated in latest high profile IR35 case

A radio presenter has become the latest high profile person to win an IR35 tribunal case against HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).

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Total value of UK exports reach “record high” despite global headwinds

The total value of UK goods and services exports increased by four per cent in 2019, a new report has revealed.

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Managing business expenses is the biggest headache for SMEs

According to the latest research, managing travel costs and business expenses are the two biggest headaches for businesses in the UK.

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HMRC publishes Making Tax Digital ‘Mythbusters’ helpsheet

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has published a Making Tax Digital (MTD) ‘Mythbusters’ helpsheet to clarify the current situation regarding businesses and MTD.

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Could the IHT seven-year rule on gifts be cut to five?

At present, when someone dies within seven years of passing on money, property or possessions to loved ones, tax of up to 40 per cent must be paid.

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What happens if I’m confused about personal tax planning; Help!

Are you perplexed by the thought of personal tax planning? Don’t worry – you’re not alone. Reducing our tax bill is not something we’re taught about in school, so when it gets round to tax filing season, a huge number

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Could the IHT seven-year rule on gifts but cut to five?

At present, when someone dies within seven years of passing on money, property or possessions to loved ones, tax of up to 40 per cent must be paid.

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Political uncertainty continues to stunt growth among small business community

More than seven in 10 small businesses have held back on investment while Brexit uncertainty continues to loom overhead, a new study has revealed.

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Over 800 cyber incidents reported to FCA by financial firms last year

According to new data obtained via a freedom of information request, financial services firms reported 819 cyber incidents to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) during 2018.

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Making Tax Digital – important updates

The VAT notice for Making Tax Digital (MTD) has been updated, relaxing the rules to help clients.

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