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Are you a Self-Assessment Early Bird?

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has released figures showing that 295,250 Self-Assessment tax returns were filed in the first week of the new tax year. Almost 70,000 were filed on the first day – April 6th. This seems to suggest an increasing trend for filing tax returns early. Last year,…

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Year-End Tax: Transferring Tax Allowances

Are you eligible for a £252 saving on your tax bill? With the tax year ending on 5th April, March is a good month to check whether sharing unused tax allowances with your partner could save you some money. HMRC says that March is the most popular month for Marriage…

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Selling Online and Paying Taxes

Income Tax and Selling Online

In recent weeks there has been a flurry of online activity discussing the new law that will require online marketplaces to report information about income made by their users to HMRC. The discussion has led to many people asking questions such as “Will I have to pay tax on the…

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HMRC Payment Plans

HMRC approve tax bill payment plans for 44,800 taxpayers HM Revenue and Customs have announced that nearly 44,800 people have sorted their upcoming 31st January tax bill by setting up a payment plan. HMRC provide the option of a monthly payment called Time to Pay (see link below). Provided taxpayers…

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Beware of Self-Assessment Scams

A Warning from HMRC The HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is alerting Self-Assessment customers to be vigilant against scam texts, emails and phone calls from fraudsters. As the deadline for submitting Self-Assessment tax returns for the 2022-23 tax year (31st January 2024) approaches, scammers are targeting unsuspecting individuals by posing…

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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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Tax Update September 2023

Welcome to the September 2023 Tax Update. In this edition we take a look Tax-Free Childcare Accounts, Child Benefits, changes to the R&D Relief Scheme, IHT on Pension Funds, and this month’s events on the accounting horizon. If you need any help or advice on any of these topics, please…

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TAX ALERT! For Sole Traders and Partnerships

TAX ALERT! IF YOUR YEAR END IS NOT 31st MARCH HMRC will be changing the way they assess profits for sole traders and partnerships. One of the lesser published points is that everyone is going to have to have a 31st March/5th April year end – if your year-end is not already…

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Filing your Self-Assessment return early

Taxpayers could take advantage of four key benefits when filing their tax return early, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has stated. The Self-Assessment deadline for the 2022 to 2023 tax year is 31st January 2024. Taxpayers who file early will have more control over their financial affairs and beat the…

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HMRC Unexpectedly Closes Self-Assessment Phone Line

This weekend HMRC unexpectedly and with no prior warning, closed their Self-Assessment phone line until the 4th September. Please bear with us during this period, as it will be difficult to deal with any issues that need to be referred to HMRC. To visit our Self-Assessment Tax page CLICK HERE…

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