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Category Archives:Personal Tax

Should you buy an electric company car?

With the price of fuel continually rising, along with the sale of new petrol and diesel cars ending in 2030, the popularity of electric cars is rocketing.

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Tax planning for 2022  – what you need to know

No one wants to pay more tax than they are required to and yet every year hundreds of thousands of taxpayers miss out on opportunities to reduce their tax bill. Read More

HMRC scam calls have decreased by 97 per cent

Scammers posing as HM Revenues and Customs (HMRC) were rife in March 2021, with a staggering 79,477 calls reported. Read More

Personal tax: Take home more of what you earn with these tax-saving tips

More workers than ever are finding themselves getting close to or exceeding the higher rate tax bracket, recent figures have revealed. Read More

UK house prices hit significant record

According to the UK’s largest mortgage lender, Halifax, house prices in the UK hit a significant record during August but the yearly growth pace in property values slowed.  Read More

Personal tax: Thousands of parents “missing out” on Tax-Free Childcare

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has reminded parents that they may be eligible for Tax-Free Childcare ahead of the new academic year. Read More

150,000 businesses owe HMRC £2.7 billion in deferred VAT payments

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) reported that 150,000 UK businesses have not yet made arrangements to pay back deferred VAT payments, and therefore owe the department £2.7 billion.   Read More

Five reasons to set up a Personal Tax Account

Taxpayers are being urged to set up personal accounts to monitor their affairs. Read More

Increasing number of taxpayers targeted with threatening tax scams, HMRC warns

Taxpayers should remain vigilant to tax scams “threatening arrest” following a surge in reports, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has warned. Read More

What to do if you’re rejected for Time to Pay

An estimated 25,000 taxpayers have registered to spread out tax payments this year using the Time to Pay service, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) recently revealed. Read More

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