It used to be that consumers had to trudge all the way to brick-and-mortar stores to obtain the goods they needed. These days, however, a growing number of retailers run both physical outlets and online storefronts. Unfortunately, the retail taxation system hasn’t changed as much, which explains why many businesses are still being taxed according… Continue reading Better Bookkeeping in Bristol Needed as Business Rates Face Reform
HMRC have published a consultation document which would have wide repercussion for clients who have set up or are considering setting up several trusts on separate days. Under the current rules each trusts is treated as having its own nil rate band which can generate substantial IHT savings. As part of looking to simplify how… Continue reading Proposed Changes To The Taxation Of Relevant Property Trusts
Bristol based company Hydrate for Health Ltd is celebrating after being named as a winner of a Queen’s Award for Enterprise – the UK’s highest accolade for business success, in the category of Innovation. The award is in recognition of the impact their unique product, The Hydrant is having across the healthcare system. The Hydrant… Continue reading Hydrate For Health Receives Queen’s Award For Enterprise
Have you identified all the expenditure and claimed all the capital allowances you can? This includes Expenditure spent on heating systems, lighting, Alarm systems etc.. Have you acquired a new freehold or leasehold property recently? Have you agreed with the Vendor the value of the building fixtures?
If you are unlucky to be caught by the new rules introduced on 7 January 2013 and are thinking of opting out from the “Child Benefit” regime altogether, then please reconsider. Not claiming child benefit could mean that some State Pension entitlement could be lost.
IR35 tax rules are being extended to office-holders for the 2013-14 tax year onwards. This change applies where a worker provides their personal services to a client via an intermediary to fulfil the duties of an office and the income for those services has not already been subject to PAYE/NICs as employment income.
From 6 April 2013 sleeping and inactive limited partners will be required to pay Class 2 NICs and Class 4 NICs after reviewing its interpretation of the law, unless a sleeping or inactive limited partner is either under 16, over pension age, is granted the small earnings exception, is a married woman or widow with… Continue reading All sleeping and limited partners and agents will pay NICs from 6 April
TAX AGREEMENTS ‒ Jersey and Guernsey agree automatic reporting to UK Banks in Jersey and Guernsey will soon begin automatically reporting client information to the UK tax authorities, probably starting next year. As with the earlier Isle of Man agreement, UK residents are now being invited to disclose previously undeclared offshore accounts to HM Revenue… Continue reading Some Overseas News