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New advisory fuel rates published

Advisory fuel rates are intended to reflect actual average fuel costs and are updated quarterly. The rates can be used ...
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Can’t afford to pay your tax bill?

HMRC understands that taxpayers will sometimes experience difficulties with paying their tax bill and stress that taxpayers should make contact ...
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Tax exempt gifts paid out of income

Many taxpayers are aware that there is an annual Inheritance Tax exemption of £3,000 for gifts and this can be ...
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CGT base cost uplift on death

Special rules apply to assets when they are passed to a beneficiary after the death of the benefactor. In some ...
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Company van use – the tax consequences

There are a number of tax consequences to be aware when employees are provided with company vans and fuel. A ...
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Give now pay later – what are the settlement rules?

The settlement rules are intended to prevent an individual from gaining a tax advantage by making arrangements that divert his ...
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Beware sting in VAT Annual Accounting Scheme

The VAT annual accounting scheme is open to most businesses with a turnover of up to £1.35m per year. The ...
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New guidance published for employers on setting dress codes and sex discrimination

Following a joint report ("High heels and workplace dress codes") published by the House of Commons Women and Equalities Committee ...
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Can a builder charge 5% VAT for their services?

Whilst the majority of businesses charge VAT at the standard rate of 20% there are a number of different VAT ...
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Pay and expenses for volunteers

There are many rewarding opportunities for volunteering available across the UK. It is a popular misconception that only young people ...
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More warnings to beware of bogus tax refund scams

Fraudsters are taking advantage of taxpayers who may be due a tax refund following the end of the 2017-18 tax ...
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NMW and LW enforcement measures

A new press release has revealed that in 2017-18, HMRC investigators identified £15.6 million in back pay that is owed ...
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