So, we already knew about some of the announcements before the chancellor, the Rt. Hon. Philip Hammond MP, spoke yesterday, so much so he even made a joke about toilets and leaks. As ever there was good news and bad news for taxpayers, a full summary is on our website but here are some good… Continue reading Autumn Budget – 29 October 2018
Falling foul of the National Minimum Wage rules can be expensive – as well as having serious implications for employer reputation. Many firms have been named and shamed for getting it wrong - are you compliant? Employer errors The National Minimum Wage (NMW) keeps appearing in the headlines. Recently the Department for Business, Energy and… Continue reading National Minimum Wage – where are we now?
The following Tax Events are due on 31st January 2018: Personal Tax Events Deadline for submitting your 2016/17 self assessment return (£100 automatic penalty if your return is late) and the balance of your 2016/17 liability together with the first payment on account for 2017/18 are also due. This deadline is relevant to individuals who… Continue reading 14 Days left to submit your 2016/17 self assessment return
Yesterday saw a budget that focused, as expected, on housing and a stormy economic forecast. Our full summary is available on our website, but the key tax developments are summarised below. Personal Tax Rates and Allowances The personal allowance is currently £11,500 and will increase to £11,850 in April 2018. The higher rate threshold similarly… Continue reading Autumn Budget 2017
The government have issued information on how Making Tax Digital for Business (MTDfB) is expected to work for VAT once the rules are introduced in April 2019. Under the proposed rules, which have been issued subject to consultation, VAT registered businesses with turnover over the VAT registration threshold will be required to submit their VAT… Continue reading Hot Topic Making Tax Digital for Business
The following Tax Events are due on 19th July 2017: Business Tax Events PAYE quarterly payments are due for small employers for the pay periods 6th April 2017 to 5th July 2017. This deadline is relevant to small employers and contractors only. As a small employer with income tax, national insurance and student loan deductions… Continue reading Tax Calendar
I am sure that you have seen the headlines in the papers this morning about the Budget and for a detailed analysis please see the report on our website: http://www.torrwaterfield.co.uk/news/budget-report. The items that have caught my attention and I think are relevant to most people are as follows: National Insurance for the self-employed At present,… Continue reading Spring Budget 2017
Tax Payments – How late can you be? With the madness of the January tax return deadline, it may have slipped some of your minds to actually pay your self-assessment bill. If this is the case then you may be wondering how you will be penalised for doing so. For those that have filed their… Continue reading Have you paid your self-assessment bill?
On Wednesday 23 November 2016 our new Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, delivered his first (and last) Autumn Statement. “No other major economy makes hundreds of tax changes twice a year, and neither should we” – this is perhaps the most welcome measure announced in the Autumn Statement. In recent years the Autumn Statement… Continue reading Autumn Statement 2016
The following Tax Events are due on 19th October 2016: Business Tax Events PAYE quarterly payments are due for small employers for the pay periods 6th July 2016 to 5th October 2016 This deadline is relevant to small employers only. As a small employer with income tax, national insurance and student loan deductions of less… Continue reading Tax Reminder