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How Will Digital Tax Affect Your Business

Digital tax is now less than a year away. In this article, we will cover what business owners need to know about making tax digital, as well as guiding you through the steps in order to prepare for the enormous change. HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is moving forward to become the most digitally advanced […]

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HMRC’s Negligence Regarding Incorrectly Filled Tax Returns

Millions left in the dark regarding their tax returns, PAYE slips and other financial documents due to unanswered HMRC phone calls In the first half of the year, the HMRC were only able to successfully answer half of all calls made to them. With 39pc of inquiries dealt with within five minutes. As a result, […]

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Landfill Tax Crackdown Welcomed by Waste Industry

Local police forces located in the north of England have joined forces with HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) for a landfill tax crackdown, investigating suspected landfill tax fraud worth millions of pounds. 14 were arrested in dawn raids yesterday, with 180 officers involved in the raids in Yorkshire and the north-east targeting eight residential and […]

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Tax Break – UK Leads to £3bn Gas Project in the North Sea

Maersk is an energy group from Denmark and will be leading a £3bn project aimed at developing the largest gasfield which has been discovered in the North Sea for a decade. This is the first big investment which will be benefiting from the tax breaks in the UK which was announced in the Budget. The […]

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HMRC May be Facing Huge Tax Refund Bill

Accountants have revealed that HMRC may be facing a huge tax refund bill, worth “tens of billions” over the next few years. Businesses claim they have overpaid their tax by millions of pounds, dating back decades in some cases. These include challenges by insurance giant Prudential tobacco group BAT and retailer Littlewoods which is owned by the Barclay brothers. […]

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New Social Care Tax Suggested by Andy Burnham

Andy Burnham has recently said that Labour should be ignoring “difficult headlines” while considering extra taxes which would be able to cover the rising cost when it comes to social care and has suggested a new social care tax.. Mr Burnham has said that his goal of having a National Health and Care service would […]

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Tax changes to Pension mean Windfall for the Treasury

New changes from pension systems which allow Brits to cash in their savings may end up providing an extra tax windfall when it comes to the Treasury. Since April this year, those over 55 have been able to choose to take their pension in cash, instead of buying an annuity in order to provide income […]

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David Cameron says UK needs to Lower tax and Lower Welfare

David Cameron has recently promised to end the “merry-go-round” which happens when low income earners are taxed and then handed back money in benefits. David Cameron says “UK needs to Lower tax and Lower Welfare”. He says it’s wrong to try to treat the symptoms of the economic and social problems that the UK faces, […]

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HMRC Will Waive £100 Fine for Late Tax Returns

The HM Revenue and Customs confirmed. Those who are filing late tax returns have now been let off the £100 fine. The Daily Telegraph received news of the development from a leaked memo. It may affect almost 900,000 people. Despite applause from taxpayers, the effectiveness and legality of the fine waiver is currently being queried. How […]

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Britain’s Renegotiation with the EU to include Tax Credit Changes

Sajid Javid, business secretary, said that limiting the rights of migrants from the UK to claim benefits is a huge part of the renegotiation of the UK’s relationship with the EU. The tax credit changes would mean that EU migrants could no longer receive the £700 pounds they usually receive in tax credits, which is […]

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