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Category: <span>Employee Benefits</span>

Tax Update November 2023

Welcome to the November 2023 Tax Update. In this edition we take a look at year-end tax planning, are all LLP Members self-employed, HMRC challenging LLP schemes for property businesses. charging EVs at home, reclaiming input VAT on the sale of shares; and this month’s events on the accounting horizon.…

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Changes to the Home Working Allowance

What You Need To Know In response to the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government introduced special provisions allowing those working from home to receive a tax-free allowance of £6 per week. This initiative provided significant relief to employees, enabling them to offset the additional costs associated with…

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Consultation on SAYE and SIP Employee share schemes

In a call for evidence launched recently, the UK Government wants to hear views on Save As You Earn (SAYE) and the Share Incentive Plan (SIP), as it seeks to improve the schemes and expand their use by making it easier for businesses to set them up and offer them…

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Tax Update June 2023

Welcome to the June 2023 Tax Update. In this edition we take a look at share options for employees, HMRC’s rate of interest, employee’s private fuel, advisory fuel rates for company cars, and this month’s events on the accounting horizon. If you need any help or advice on any of…

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Tax Update May 2023

Welcome to the May 2023 Tax Update. In this issue we look at PAYE forms being submitted online, HMRC phasing out paper tax returns, Pensions and Estate Planning, and possible CIS reforms. 2022/23 P11D FORMS TO BE SUBMITTED ONLINE The deadline for filing the P11D forms to report benefits in…

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Tax Update January 2023

Happy New Year from everyone at Folkes Worton! Here’s our first Tax Update of 2023 – watch this space for our regular monthly updates. New Year Resolutions to Save Tax At this time of year we think about New Year’s resolutions. It is also a good time to start planning…

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Tax Free Christmas Gifts to Staff

‘Tis the season of giving, so here’s a timely reminder that employers may make small tax-free gifts to employees and directors if all of the following conditions apply: The cost to the employer is £50 or less  It is not cash or a cash voucher It is not a reward…

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Tax Update December 2022

Tax Increases and Public Spending Cuts The new Chancellor Jeremy Hunt had warned the public and the financial markets that his Autumn Statement would include ‘eye-watering’ cuts in public spending and tax rises for those with the ‘broadest shoulders’. Unlike the ill-fated Fiscal Event of 23rd September, the Government ‘rolled…

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Tax Update – August 2022

Prime Minister Candidates and Possible Tax Cuts With the departure of Boris Johnson, the contenders as leader of the Conservative Party and Prime Minister (PM) have now been whittled down to the last two – Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss. Whoever wins will need to appoint a new chancellor and…

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