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Smaller estates should not have to file Inheritance Tax paperwork, says Office for Tax Simplification


7 Dec 2018

The Office for Tax Simplification (OTS) has said that smaller and less complex estates should not be subject to the …
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Big increase in P2P lending


7 Dec 2018

The fifth annual UK Alternative Finance Industry Report has revealed a 65 per cent year-on-year increase in peer-to-peer (P2P) lending. …
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180,500 first-time buyers benefit from relief on Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT)


7 Dec 2018

Figures released by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) have revealed that 180,500 first-time buyers have benefited from the Government’s changes …
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Italian e-invoicing requirements make Making Tax Digital look like a walk in the park


7 Dec 2018

While a series of false starts and changes of direction have made Making Tax Digital (MTD) seem more complicated than …
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House of Lords calls for a delay to Making Tax Digital


7 Dec 2018

The House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee has criticised HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) for its handling of Making Tax …
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UK takes second spot for tax compliance in G20


7 Dec 2018

New research from the World Bank has revealed that the UK has the second most effective tax system amongst the …
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Unwrapping Christmas tax gifts


7 Dec 2018

Christmas is a time for giving, but many businesses may not be aware that their gifts can be made in …
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National Living Wage to rise in April 2019


7 Nov 2018

In his latest Budget speech to the Commons, Chancellor Philip Hammond announced that the National Living Wage and National Minimum …
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Entrepreneurs’ Relief rules to be tightened


7 Nov 2018

Despite rumours that the Chancellor might scrap Entrepreneurs’ Relief (ER) all together in the Autumn Budget, Philip Hammond decided to …
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Research reveals Inheritance Tax hotspots across the UK


7 Nov 2018

New research has revealed that the affluent area surrounding Guildford in Surrey has the highest proportion of people paying Inheritance …
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