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Scammers take advantage of businesses ignorance on EU VAT rules - August 2017

Businesses across the UK are being targeted by scammers who are charging them to update companies VAT registration numbers online, …

Landlords – unpaid tax should be declared sooner rather than later - August 2017

Landlords are being advised that HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is redoubling its efforts to crackdown on individuals who fail …

Making Tax Digital delayed by at least a year for the majority of businesses - August 2017

The Government has announced that it plans to delay the full implementation of digital taxation until 2020. Making Tax Digital …

Taylor report recommends review of cash-in-hand - August 2017

Cash-in-hand payments should be replaced with technology driven alternatives in hopes of collecting up to £6 billion more in tax …

Two fifths of SMEs say investment plans have been negatively affected by Brexit - August 2017

A new survey from the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has revealed that more than 40 per cent of UK …

Credit and debit card charges to be banned as cashless economy grows - August 2017

From January next year businesses across the UK need to ensure that consumers are no longer being charged extra for …

HMRC given an extra £5.3 million to enforce minimum wage compliance - August 2017

According to the Government’s latest Labour Market Enforcement Strategy report HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is to receive an additional …

Opposing HMRC penalties on grounds of ‘reasonable excuse’ - July 2017

Recent reports have shed light on some of the most unusual cases where self-assessment taxpayers have managed to successfully appeal …

Rules on directors’ tax returns are not as clear you might think - July 2017

According to the gov.uk guidance, a director must register for self-assessment (SA) and send a personal SA tax return to …

Huge fines for employers stalling workplace pensions - July 2017

Around 800,000 small businesses are yet to enrol into the Government’s flagship pension scheme, new figures have revealed. The Pensions …