Lifetime transfers where estate of another individual is increased20190123040000

Lifetime transfers where estate of another individual is increased

January 23, 2019
Most gifts made during a person's life are not subject to tax at the time of the gift. These lifetime transfers are known as 'potentially exempt trans...
On your bike – Cycle to Work schemes20190123040000

On your bike – Cycle to Work schemes

January 23, 2019
There are special rules involving bicycles usually referred to as 'Cycle to Work' arrangements. The Cycle to Work scheme was introduced almost 20 year...
Avoid car-fuel benefit charge for 2018-1920190123040000

Avoid car-fuel benefit charge for 2018-19

January 23, 2019
The easiest way to ensure that no car-fuel benefit charge (for private journeys in a company car) is payable, is to use the advisory fuel rates publis...
HMRC publishes more strange excuses20190123040000

HMRC publishes more strange excuses

January 23, 2019
A recent press release by HMRC revealed some of the oddest excuses for submitting a late tax return. The excuses ranged from the sublime to the ridicu...
EU Settlement Scheme fee is to be scrapped20190122040000

EU Settlement Scheme fee is to be scrapped

January 22, 2019
The Prime Minister has announced in a speech to the House of Commons that the £65 fee for applications made by EU citizens under the EU Settlement Sch...
Statutory payment rates for tax year 2019/20 confirmed20190122040000

Statutory payment rates for tax year 2019/20 confirmed

January 22, 2019
Following the written ministerial statement published in November 2018 announcing the proposed new rates for Statutory Maternity Pay (SMP), Statutory ...
Auto-enrolment qualifying earnings band figures for tax year 2019/20 confirmed20190122040000

Auto-enrolment qualifying earnings band figures for tax year 2019/20 confirmed

January 22, 2019
The draft Automatic Enrolment (Earnings Trigger and Qualifying Earnings Band) Order 2019 has now been published. As expected, it freezes the earnings ...
Tax if clients leave the UK to live abroad20190116040000

Tax if clients leave the UK to live abroad

January 16, 2019
The P85 form should be completed by individuals or their agents to advise HMRC that have left the UK to live or are going to work abroad for at least ...
Remaining age related tax allowances20190116040000

Remaining age related tax allowances

January 16, 2019
Most age related tax allowances have been phased out. However, the Married Couple's Allowance (MCA) is available to elderly married couples or those i...
Carry back charitable contributions20190116040000

Carry back charitable contributions

January 16, 2019
Donations to charity over the course of a tax year can add up and taxpayers must ensure they keep a proper record of all donations to backup tax retur...