The government has announced that HMRC collected a record sum of £5.4 billion in inheritance tax (IHT) during the 2018/19 tax year. The increase comes on the back of a 15% rise in the number of estates liable for IHT. Between 2015/16 and 2016/17, the number of estates paying IHT rose by 3,600 to 28,100.… Continue reading HMRC collects record amounts of IHT
From 6 April 2020, a change to the off-payroll (IR35) rules is expected. Draft legislation has already been published and further HMRC guidance is expected. The new rules will affect you if you work via your own personal service company (PSC), and off-payroll workers should be aware that their clients are likely to investigate the… Continue reading Hot Topic: Working off-payroll
A lot of companies dread the audit process, so here at Torr Waterfield we aim to make the process as pain free as it can be. The way we do this is: Keep the audit team as consistent as possible year on year to gain an in depth knowledge of how the business operates Keep… Continue reading The Audit Process
Who is likely to be affected? Individuals who own one or more residential properties that they have lived in as their main residence at any time. What are the main changes? This measure makes a number of changes to Capital Gains Tax, Principal Private Residence Relief (PPRR) where individuals have more than one residence. Change… Continue reading Changes to Capital Gains Tax Private Residence and Letting Reliefs
This year’s Annual Charity challenge was the Yorkshire Three Peaks. Our aim was to complete this in 12 hours and we succeeded completing the challenge in 11 Hours 45 Minutes. All of the team completed the challenge, helped by the wonderful weather. There are some sore muscles but fortunately no injuries this year! Some of… Continue reading We did it ! – The Yorkshire Three Peaks 2019
The count down is on! There are less than 24 Hours to go until the TW team begin their gruelling challenge. Thank you if you have already made a donation and if you haven't had a chance yet there is still time. The challenge will commence at 9am on Saturday 14th September with Tom Simpson, Mike… Continue reading Wish us luck, less than 24 Hours To Go…..
Just 11 days ago I blogged about the new rules for VAT and construction services….. Well, HMRC have actually listened to businesses and construction industry representatives who have been saying that the changes have come in too soon and businesses just aren’t ready - on top of Making Tax Digital and impending (or not?!) Brexit,… Continue reading VAT Changes in Construction – POSTPONED!