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12/06/2019

P11D: Focus On Staff Entertaining
Are you reporting it correctly?

     

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05/06/2019

Caught By The High-Income Child Benefit Charge?
Why you should still register ...

     

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29/05/2019

The Annual Allowance And The NHS Pension Scheme
Are you a high-earner? You could be affected ...

     

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22/05/2019

Can A Director Also Be A Consultant To Their Own Company?
The directors said yes, HMRC said no ...

     

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15/05/2019

Structures And Buildings Allowance Update
HMRC has now published its draft guidance ...

     

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08/05/2019

Capital Gains Tax: Increases For Landlords Are On The Way!
You've got until 6th April 2020 ...

     

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01/05/2019

Transferring Property Tax Efficiently Using Trusts
Ensure you get the right tax advice ...

     

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24/04/2019

How Should You Own Your Business Premises?
There are various tax implications ...

     

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17/04/2019

No Deal Brexit: For UK Employees Working In The EU, EEA Or Switzerland
Will double social security payments be required?

     

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10/04/2019

Maximising The Claim For Business Expenses
Make sure you claim the right expenses ...

     

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03/04/2019

Claiming Loan Interest Relief
Accurate records could save you tax ...

     

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27/03/2019

The 2019 ATED Filing Deadline Is Fast Approaching!
Do you own residential property in a company?

     

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20/03/2019

Family Investment Companies And Succession Planning
Sometimes better than a trust ...

     

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13/03/2019

Tax-Free Perks! Did You Know There Were Such Things?
Are you overlooking your trivial benefits?

     

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06/03/2019

A Valuable Inheritance Tax Relief
You may not need to wait seven years ...

     

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27/02/2019

Extracting Money From The Family Business
Care must be taken not to fall foul of HMRC rules ...

     

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22/02/2019

The Importance Of Employer Pension Contributions
In owner managed businesses ...

     

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15/02/2019

Year End Tax Planning For Capital Gains Tax
Minimising your liability ...

     

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08/02/2019

Taxation Of Serviced Accommodation
The benefits and disadvantages ...

     

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01/02/2019

Alphabet Shares And Planning For Family Companies
Be careful how you allocate dividends ...

     

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25/01/2019

Uber Driver's Employment Status Confirmed By Court
Be mindful of the extra costs and liabilities you may occur ...

     

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18/01/2019

Will Bitcoin Profits Mean A Bumper Year For HMRC?
You may be liable for Capital Gains Tax ...

     

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11/01/2019

Tax Planning With A Group Structure
A great way to protect your valuable assets ...

     

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04/01/2019

Stamp Duty Land Tax On The Granny Annexe
Complicated, but there are exemptions ...

     

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28/12/2018

Different Ways To Save For Your Future
Where's best to invest?

     

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21/12/2018

Wishing You All A Very Merry Christmas
Here's some fun tax trivia for you ...

     

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14/12/2018

Should I Tell HMRC About The Buy-To-Let Property I Own?
Yes you should, regardless of the income ...

     

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07/12/2018

Planning For CGT Main Residence Relief
On the sale of a second home ...

     

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23/11/2018

New Structures And Buildings Allowance
For commercial property only ...

     

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16/11/2018

The Tax Pitfalls Of The Office Christmas Party
Be careful of the cost per person ...

     

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09/11/2018

New VAT Rules For Businesses In The Construction Industry
The new reverse charge is quite a doozy ...

     

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02/11/2018

Autumn Budget 2018: Property Tax Changes
SDLT and CGT are both affected ...

     

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19/10/2018

Potential Budget CGT Relief For Sales To Long-Term Tenants
Will this 'good landlord' proposal make it into the Budget?

     

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12/10/2018

The Owner-Managed Business Property Tax Trap
It's easy to fall into ...

     

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05/10/2018

The Annual Allowance For Pension Contributions
Are you worried you're paying in too much?

     

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28/09/2018

VAT On Holiday Lets And Serviced Accommodation
Is your income over the VAT threshold?

     

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21/09/2018

Marriage Allowance: A Million Couples Are Missing Out!
Are you married or in a civil partnership?

     

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14/09/2018

40% Of Small Businesses Are Resistant To Making Tax Digital
It's mandatory from April 2019 ...

     

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31/08/2018

HMRC Has Offshore Tax Evaders In Their Sights
And they know all about you ...

     

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24/08/2018

Letting A Room Through Airbnb
HMRC will know about it ...

     

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17/08/2018

Can An FHL Business Qualify For Business Property Relief?
What are the circumstances where it can?

     

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10/08/2018

HMRC And The High Income Child Benefit Charge
Did you even know about it?

     

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03/08/2018

HMRC And Undeclared Gains On Sale Of Second Properties
Have you made a profit and not told them?

     

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27/07/2018

An Accountant Or A Tax Advisor
Which one is right for you?

     

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13/07/2018

Family Will Planning: Using The Nil-Rate Band On First Death
To be effective, It needs to be used properly ...

     

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06/07/2018

Capital Gains Tax: Buy-To-Let landlords To Be Hit Again
HMRC proposes changes to the payment window ...

     

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29/06/2018

HMRC Restricts Non-Statutory Clearance Process
No more safety net ...

     

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22/06/2018

How To Lose Principal Private Residence Relief
There are a number of pitfalls ...

     

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15/06/2018

Rental Property: To Furnish Or Not To Furnish?
Or even part furnish ...

     

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01/06/2018

The Tax Implications Of Employing Family Members
Make sure you have documentation ...

     

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25/05/2018

Pre-Letting Expenditure: What Can you Claim?
It's easy to fall into the capital expenditure trap ...

     

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18/05/2018

Jointly Owned Property And The Use Of HMRC Form 17
Income Tax vs Capital Gains Tax ...

     

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11/05/2018

More Tax Changes Affecting Buy-To-Let Landlords
About the new cash accounting rules ...

     

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04/05/2018

Inheritance Tax: Can You Gift Your Home To Your Children
And continue to live there?

     

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27/04/2018

UK Register of Beneficial Owners of Overseas Entities
by non-UK companies and other legal entities ...

     

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20/04/2018

Wealth Preservation Using Family Investment Companies
Is one the right structure for you?

     

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06/04/2018

Changes To Annual Tax On Enveloped Dwellings For 2018
Do you own residential property in a company?

     

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30/03/2018

Thinking Of Acquiring An Investment Property?
Should you do it personally or via a limited company?

     

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23/03/2018

Do You Have An EFRB or EBT That Hasn't Been Settled?
The deadline to deal with it is fast approaching ...

     

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16/03/2018

Changes To The EIS Advance Assurance Process
Speeding up the application process ...

     

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09/03/2018

What Tax Allowances And Reliefs Are Available?
The tax year is about to end ...

     

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02/03/2018

HMRC Requirement To Correct Deadline Approaching!
You could be named and shamed ...

     

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23/02/2018

Business Expenses: Sole Trader Vs Limited Company
What expenses can each claim?

     

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16/02/2018

Changes To The Taxation Of Termination Payments
New legislation comes into force in April, 2018 ...

     

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09/02/2018

Transferring Property And The Stamp Duty Land Tax Trap
It's easy to fall into, but equally avoidable ...

     

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02/02/2018

Transferring Shares To Your Spouse
It has to be done the right way ...

     

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26/01/2018

How A Cryptocurrency Is Taxed In The United Kingdom
Trading and investing in the likes of Bitcoin ...

     

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19/01/2018

Do I Need To Let HMRC Know About The Property I Let Out?
Yes. you most definitely do ...

     

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12/01/2018

HMRC Disclosure Campaigns Raise Over £1.2 Billion
Have you any undeclared income or overstated expenditure?

     

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05/01/2018

The New Essendon Tax Website Has Launched!
Find out more about what we do ...

     

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22/12/2017

Borrowing Money From Your Company
It may not be as interest-free as you think ...

     

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15/12/2017

Ensuring Capital Treatment On Purchase Of Own Shares
Can a company buy back its shares?

     

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08/12/2017

Treating Your Staff And Customers At Christmas
Be careful how much you spend ...

     

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01/12/2017

The Importance Of Tax Planning For Your Family
Making the most of your allowances ...

     

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24/11/2017

Property Tax Changes In The Autumn Budget 2017
It's not just about house building ...

     

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17/11/2017

Investing In Student Accommodation For Your Children
There are ways to minimise the tax due ...

     

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10/11/2017

The Statutory Residence Test And Working Abroad
It's easy to fall foul of ...

     

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03/11/2017

ATED: Annual Tax On Enveloped Dwellings
Are your properties now affected?

     

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20/10/2017

Inheritance Tax And The Residence Nil Rate Band
It's a complicated piece of legislation ...

     

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13/10/2017

The Importance Of Getting Your Paperwork Right
And the consequences of getting it wrong ...

     

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06/10/2017

HMRC's Trust Registration Service
Do you need to register?

     

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29/09/2017

Business Investment Relief For Non-UK Domiciles
Do you qualify?

     

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22/09/2017

Principal Private Residence Relief
Do you have more than one residence?

     

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15/09/2017

Business Property Relief And Furnished Holiday Lettings
A quick look at HMRC vs Ross ...

     

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08/09/2017

When To Charge The Reduced Rate Of VAT
And when to charge at the standard rate ...

     

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01/09/2017

A Brief Guide To Furnished Holiday Lettings
There are both advantages and disadvantages ...

     

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25/08/2017

Buy To Let Tax Relief On Repairs And Replacements
There's a lot of room for interpretation ...

     

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18/08/2017

Selling A UK Rental Property
What's your tax going to be?

     

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11/08/2017

Liquidations And Phoenixing
Do you know your tax position?

     

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04/08/2017

Business Property Relief And Inheritance Tax
It's a very valuable tax relief ...

     

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28/07/2017

How Do You Obtain Income Tax Relief For Losses?
I know you want to make a profit, but ...

     

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21/07/2017

PPR Relief On The Sale Of Part Of Your Garden
It could help fund your retirement ...

     

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14/07/2017

Property Tax: Loan Interest Relief Restrictions
You may need to re-evaluate your property business ...

     

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07/07/2017

Investors' Relief: Attracting Investment Into Business
Introduced in the Finance Act 2016 ...

     

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30/06/2017

Transferring A Property Letting Business To A Company
What's the tax going to be on that?

     

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23/06/2017

Raising Funds Under The Enterprise Investment Scheme
EIS or Seed EIS? Would you qualify?

     

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09/06/2017

Property Letting: Is It A Business Or An Investment Activity?
You have to consider your activities as a whole ...

     

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02/06/2017

The Basic Principles Of Trusts
More common than you think ...

     

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26/05/2017

Inheritance Tax, NRBs And The Rise Of Gifting
Have you updated your will recently?

     

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19/05/2017

Entrepreneurs' Relief: Do You Qualify?
It can be hugely valuable ...

     

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05/05/2017

Welcome To Essendon Tax Consultancy
The start of my brand new blog ...

     

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