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Time is fast running out for UK businesses

Don’t you just love the UK Government? UK businesses are just getting over the huge cost and upheaval from the Automatic Enrolment regime and now we have another one to deal with. You’ll love this. They call it ‘Making Tax Digital’. Of course we don’t yet know exactly how it works, because as you know, the Government does have a habit... [FIND OUT MORE »]

National Living Wage – Employer’s guide

Understand your obligations: From 1st April 2016, all workers aged 25 and over are now legally entitled to at least £7.20 per hour. If you haven’t already, you need to take these four steps: Check you know who is eligible in your organisation. Take the appropriate payroll action. Let your staff know about their new pay rate. Check your staff under... [FIND OUT MORE »]

Update to refunds made by HMRC

On 1st April 2015, HMRC updated their system to change the way they allocate repayments of overpaid tax. HMRC will only process the refund using the details entered in boxes 4-14 on page 6 of the core return if there had not been any payment made by debit or credit card prior to this. Therefore, your request will be ignored and the repayment will be automatically... [FIND OUT MORE »]

Business records checks to go

HMRC has decided to scrap its controversial business records checks. What implications might this have for your business? Just checking! In 2011 HMRC started its business records checks (BRCs) claiming it wanted to help businesses identify shortcomings in their bookkeeping. It suggested that this was the root cause of many incorrect tax returns and so wanted to help businesses get... [FIND OUT MORE »]

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