Struggling to pay your January tax bill?20190206040000

Struggling to pay your January tax bill?

February 6, 2019
Have you missed the 31 January 2019 deadline for paying your tax bill? The 31 January was not just the final date for submission of your Self Assessme...
MTD pilot for self-employed is available20190206040000

MTD pilot for self-employed is available

February 6, 2019
The introduction of Making Tax Digital (MTD) will fundamentally change the way businesses, the self-employed and landlords interact with HMRC. The new...
Who pays Income Tax in Scotland?20190129040000

Who pays Income Tax in Scotland?

January 29, 2019
According to HMRC, individuals pay Scottish Income Tax if they live in Scotland. Care should be taken when considering the phrase "live in Scotland". ...
Sooner is better than later20190129040000

Sooner is better than later

January 29, 2019
This week we pass the filing deadline (31 January 2019) for the 2017-18 Self Assessment tax returns. A surprising number of taxpayers are still conten...
Welsh rates of Income Tax20190123040000

Welsh rates of Income Tax

January 23, 2019
The Welsh Government has confirmed that the proposed Welsh Government Budget has been ratified and that the new Welsh rates of Income Tax (WRIT) will ...
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...
Changes to lettings relief and other exemptions April 202020190123040000

Changes to lettings relief and other exemptions April 2020

January 23, 2019
Two changes to the way Private Residence Relief works are due to come into effect from April 2020. These changes could reduce the amount of CGT relief...
Reducing payments on account20190116040000

Reducing payments on account

January 16, 2019
Taxpayers are usually required to pay their Income Tax liabilities in three instalments each year. The first two payments are due on: 31 January dur...
Could you claim the Marriage Allowance?20190116040000

Could you claim the Marriage Allowance?

January 16, 2019
If you or your partner are a low earner or not working, then you may be eligible for the marriage allowance. The marriage allowance allows lower earni...
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...
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