Penalties for Over-claimed SEISS Grants

HMRC are reminding sole traders and partners who have received Self-Employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS) grants that there are potentially penalties of up to 100% of amounts over-claimed in certain circumstances.

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Increase in National Insurance thresholds

In the Spring Statement 2022, the UK Government announced an increase in National Insurance thresholds affecting the 2022 to 2023 tax year. We want to take the opportunity to remind our clients that the threshold changes will take effect from 6th July 2022, meaning employees will pay National Insurance contributions on … Continued

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Tax Update – June 2022

In this month’s ‘Tax Update’ there’s information about Employee Benefits, the Employment Allowance, buying an Electric Car, Salary Sacrifices, Capital Gains Tax and Advisory Fuel Rates for Company Cars. Report Employee Benefits on Form P11D by 6th July P11D forms for reporting expenses and benefits in kind provided to employees … Continued

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Saving VAT on Premises Rent - Folkes Worton LLP Chartered Accoun

Saving VAT on Premises Rent

For any business or organisation that is either not registered for VAT or is registered but partially exempt, then VAT paid on overheads will be a cost to the business. A major overhead is usually the rent of an office or other trading premises, where the landlord will often charge … Continued

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Missing Out on Help with Childcare Costs?

The Government is concerned about the lack of take up of tax-free childcare accounts, with HMRC estimating that only about 25% of families eligible for the scheme have joined.  With many parents returning to work following the pandemic, they should be encouraged to set up a tax-free childcare account to … Continued

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The Spring 2022 Statement – The Key Points

With inflation rising and households facing the largest ever recorded cost-of-living squeeze, Chancellor Rishi Sunak delivered the Government’s Spring Statement 2022 on Wednesday 23rd March. Take a look at the key points and as we near the start of the new tax year, please talk to us about any of the changes and how they may affect your business, we are here to support you on 01384 376964.

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Beware of fraudsters seeking to attack personal tax accounts

Beware of fraudsters seeking to attack personal tax accounts

Beware of fraudsters seeking to attack personal tax accounts HMRC is warning individuals not to share their personal information online to avoid their identities being used to claim bogus Self-Assessment tax refunds… Folkes Worton #AccountingForTheFuture #HMRC #selfassessment #taxrefund #fraudsters #phishing

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Welcome to Folkes Worton

If you’ve visited the Folkes Worton offices recently and spent any time in our Reception area, you may have noticed the big TV screen with our welcome presentation.

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