Don’t get caught out by the paper self-assessment tax return deadline

Friday 31 October is the final deadline for submitting a paper self-assessment tax return for income earned in the 12 months to 5 April 2018. Read more

HMRC scams still at large

Scam emails, text messages and phone calls purporting to be from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) are becoming increasingly common across the UK, it has been warned. Read more

Sharp rise in number of businesses having assets seized by HMRC

According to the latest figures, there has been a dramatic increase in the number of firms facing asset seizures from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), following failure to pay their tax bill on time. Read more

HMRC review on eBay causes tax bill to rise

Following a review from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), eBay’s UK subsidiary has agreed to pay an extra £7 million in tax. Read more

What happens if I want to invest in rental property?

There are several factors that need to be taken into account when investing in property for buy-to-let purposes, and they will always vary depending on your individual circumstances, intentions and goals.   Read more

Call for SMEs to be ‘exempt’ from business rates

A Senior Conservative MP is calling for radical changes to business rates in a bid to help support struggling small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Read more

Film and television tax reliefs fuel record spend and revenue, says BFI

Tax reliefs have helped fuel a “boom” in investment in the television and film industry, a new study has revealed. Read more

Off-payroll working rules present significant problems for private sector, says ICAEW

The new off-payroll working rules are “not sustainable with today’s working practices”, a business body has warned. Read more

What happens if I need to get ready for Making Tax Digital?

Under existing plans, hundreds of thousands of businesses will be expected to be fully compliant with Making Tax Digital (MTD) in just a few months’ time.

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Halt tourism tax, says UK’s hospitality body

A trade body has urged the Government to abandon plans to introduce a tourist tax on the hospitality sector, saying the measure will have a “damaging effect” on the industry. Read more