Vale & West Chartered Accountants Blog

Generational divide over potential tax increase in UK

Vale & WestDec 10,2018
Blog,Tax,Tax Blog,Tax News

A recent survey conducted by Populus shows there is a clear generational divide over the issue of whether to increase taxation to help fund the public sector, with under-45s being much less supportive than those aged over 45.

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CGT implications on new build property

Vale & WestDec 10,2018
Richard Ziemba

A recent court ruling won by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) could mean that anyone buying a new home off-plan could be hit with a tax bill for thousands of pounds.

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UK exports jump in 2018, figures reveal

Vale & WestDec 7,2018
Blog,Business,HMRC,SME,SMEs,SMEs / Business

The number of businesses exporting goods in the UK has increased to 110,000, new figures reveal.

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HMRC urging businesses to prepare for potential no-deal Brexit

Vale & WestDec 6,2018
Brexit,Business,Business Advice,Business Blog,HMRC,Latest Business News,SME,SMEs,SMEs / Business

Ahead of Britain’s upcoming departure from the European Union (EU), HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is warning businesses about the necessary steps they need to take to prepare for the unlikely event of a no-deal Brexit.

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House of Lords report criticises HMRC’s treatment of taxpayers

Vale & WestDec 5,2018
Blog,HMRC,Tax,Tax Blog

A new House of Lords report published this week argues that HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is treating taxpayers ‘unfairly’.

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Are you entitled to a Christmas tax rebate?

Vale & WestDec 3,2018
Blog,HMRC,Tax,Tax Blog

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) are urging people to check whether they are entitled to claim tax relief from work expenses such as; car mileage, replacing equipment or maintaining uniforms. 

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Calls for IHT to be simplified

Vale & WestDec 3,2018
Richard Ziemba

The Office for Tax Simplification (OTS) has made several recommendations about inheritance tax (IHT), including whether trustees should be made to submit IHT forms if no tax is due.

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How to avoid tax scams this Christmas

Vale & WestNov 30,2018
Blog,HMRC,Tax,Tax Blog

The number of tax scams reported each month has jumped to 85,000, a new study has revealed.

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Employers plan to increase investment in benefits

Vale & WestNov 30,2018
Carole Holt

Recent research by the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development (CIPD) suggests that almost 30 per cent of employers plan to increase investment in their health and wellbeing benefits in the next two years.

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Study suggests average small business is owed almost £25k in late payments

Vale & WestNov 28,2018
Blog,Business,SME,SMEs,SMEs / Business

A new study carried out by cloud software provider Xero reveals that the average small British business is owed almost £25,000 in late payments.

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