HMRC’s five money-saving tips

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has highlighted five money-saving tips to help boost your finances.

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Government to simplify corporate tax regime for small businesses

The Treasury has today responded to the Office of Tax Simplification’s (OTS) major new report, simplifying tax for smaller businesses.

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Changes to the Annual Investment Allowance – what you need to know

If you are planning to make a capital purchase, it could pay to act soon. Changes introduced a year ago may mean the difference between thousands of pounds in savings or a substantially higher tax bill. Here’s what you need

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Government announces £56 million funding to boost business productivity

The Government has launched a new £56 million wave of funding in a bid to boost productivity throughout the UK economy.

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HMRC to clamp down on tax avoidance

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is set to clamp down on tax avoidance, after stating that it is “doubling the resources” to tackle those in the avoidance supply chain.

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Calls for HMRC to simplify the UK’s tax system for self-employed and landlords

A Government adviser has said that the UK’s tax system is causing issues for self-employed individuals and private landlords and therefore HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) should consider simplifying it.

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Nine in 10 off-payroll workers incorrectly paying tax, says HMRC

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has published new guidance on changes to off-payroll working rules coming into effect in the private sector next year.

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Personal insolvencies on the verge of highest level for a decade

According to official figures, the number of people facing insolvency is set to reach the highest level for almost a decade, following an annual increase of more than 22 per cent in December.

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IR35: BBC Presenter loses appeal over £400,000 tax bill

Television presenter Christa Ackroyd has lost an appeal at the Upper Tribunal over her tax status at the BBC.

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Time to think about tax returns, says HMRC

Is it that time of the year already? Today, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has reminded taxpayers that they have just 100 days to go until the 31 January tax return deadline.

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BRC leading calls for more to be done to protect the retail industry

According to the latest data from the British Retail Consortium (BRC), there were around 85,000 job losses in the retail sector in the past year.

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Government grant schemes available for electric vehicle charging infrastructure

The Government has a number of grant schemes available to help with the installation of electric vehicle charging infrastructure, in order to support the wider use of electric and hybrid vehicles.

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Finance affecting SMEs and their export potential

According to the UK’s export credit agency, Capital Economics for UK Export Finance (UKEF), 60 per cent of companies have cited finance as a key obstacle to exporting.

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New cybersecurity project to protect businesses from online fraud, says Government

The Government is launching a new cybersecurity programme to protect businesses from the threat of online fraud.

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Government awards £2 million fund to help solve problems faced by small businesses

The Government has announced that a £2 million fund is to be distributed in a bid to help address many of the common problems faced by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

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