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Inheritance Tax: Gifts Out Of Income A Very Valuable Relief

Out of all the tax reliefs and exemptions, probably the most generous of them all is this Inheritance Tax exemption ...

 

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HMRC's Let Property Campaign

Did you know about the Let Property Campaign? It is a lifeline for landlords who may not have realised that tax is due ...

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The Coronavirus Pandemic And Unplanned UK Workdays

The pandemic meant non-UK residents stranded in the country had to undertake unplanned UK workdays ...

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Car Or Van? Court Finds In Favour Of HMRC

When working out a benefit in kind, it can sometimes be difficult to decide if the vehicle you are looking at is a car or van ...

   
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Transferring Business Assets On Divorce

HMRC recently issued new guidance on their views on reliefs available when transferring business assets on divorce ...

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Should You Register As Self-Employed Or A Limited Company?

I'm often asked whether being self-employed or a limited company is the best way to start out in business ...

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Airbnb Exchanges Information With HMRC

It was recently announced that Airbnb has started to share information with HMRC about rental incomes ...

   
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Mitigating Property VAT Costs For Landlords

Lockdown saw a major decline in the use of commercial premises, with everyone working from home ...

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Important Update To The Trust Registration Service

The Trust Registration Service may be a one-off event, but you need to keep your registration up to date ...

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Have You Overpaid Stamp Duty Land Tax?

Most property transactions incur Stamp Duty Land Tax, but often you may not pay the correct amount of tax ...

 
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Resurfacing A Haulage Yard: Repair Or Capital Improvement?

Work was carried out on a haulage yard to improve the surface after it became a Health & Safety hazard ...

 

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Proposed Tax Rises To Pay For Impact Of Coronavirus

The national debt is tipping over £2 trillion for the first time and it is becoming obvious there will be some tax rises ...

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HMRC: Proposed Financial Institution Notice

Recently, the Government published the Finance Bill 2020/21 and introduced the Financial Institution Notice (FIN) ...

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HMRC Are On The Look Out For Furlough Fraud

Many small businesses are worried about the possible penalties from accidental furlough fraud. So how can you avoid it?

   
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Methods HMRC Uses To Find Out About Rental Properties

One of the commonest questions I get asked about rental properties is how HMRC will discover a landlord's income ...

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MTD Extended To Self-Employed And Landlords From 2023

Making Tax Digital has been slowly becoming mainstream with HMRC pushing it into new areas as time goes by ...

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Capital Gains Tax Consultation Underway

In July, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced that he was focussed on support measures instead of revenue raising ...

   
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2% SDLT Surcharge For Non-UK Resident

SDLT for any non-UK residents is paid at the same rate as is paid by UK residents. This will soon change ...

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Holiday Lets, Serviced Accommodation And The 5% VAT Rate

Chancellor Rishi Sunak's Summer Statement on the 8th July 2020 announced a VAT reduction in the hospitality sector ...

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Chancellor's SDLT Boost For UK Property Investors

The UK housing market has virtually shut down during the Coronavirus lockdown and this has effected the rest of the economy in terms of the levels of consumer confidence ...

 
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Payment On Account: Deferring the 31st July Tax Payment

UK taxpayers with a liability of more than £1,000 for the year are often required to make a payment on account ...