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Category Archives:HMRC

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

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

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

HMRC issue reminder over Self-Assessment tax returns

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have issued a reminder that taxpayers have less than a month left to complete and submit their Self-Assessment tax returns. Read More

Mortgage interest tax relief changes explained

The ongoing changes currently being rolled out to mortgage interest tax relief have been strongly criticised by landlords and property bodies – but what are they, and how will they affect property investment? Read More

UK exports jump in 2018, figures reveal

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

HMRC urging businesses to prepare for potential no-deal Brexit

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. Read More

House of Lords report criticises HMRC’s treatment of taxpayers

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

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