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Can you save more than £355 on this year’s self-assessment?

Self-employed taxpayers may be failing to claim on average £1,687 in tax-deductible expenses, a new report has revealed. Read More

Patisserie Holdings reveal “extensive” accounting irregularities

An audit of Patisserie Holdings’ accounts have revealed “extensive” accounting irregularities, a report has revealed. Read More

HMRC shifting the “tax burden” onto UK consumers

Accounting experts have accused HMRC of shifting the “tax burden” onto UK consumers after finding that 21 per cent of their total income is accounted for by VAT. Read More

HMRC crackdown on online tax evasion in the UK

The Joint and Several Liability (JSL) notices, were introduced in 2016 to protect British businesses from being undercut by overseas sellers committing VAT evasion. Read More

ICAEW urging workers to not leave tax return until the last minute

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) has warned self-employed workers not to leave their tax return “to the last minute”. Read More

Small conveyancing firms struggle to retain market share, suggests report

The total number of conveyancing firms has fallen to an all-time low as large, nationwide firms continue to dominate the market, a study has revealed. Read More

Businesses to be named and shamed under proposed new late payment system

A newly proposed traffic light system could be used to put a spotlight on businesses with track records of late payments. Read More

High Street sales continue to fall in December as retailers faced worst sales on record

For the sixth year in a row, sales have fallen on Britain’s high streets in December. Read More

New Government service has helped 200,000 start-up businesses

Since the Streamlined Company Registration Service was launched last year, more than 200,000 start-ups have used the service. Read More

Uncertainty stalling UK economic growth, warns BCC report

UK growth is stagnating as a result of heightened Brexit uncertainty and other economic pressures, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has warned. Read More

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