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Government delays introduction of VAT reverse charge!


10 Sep 2019

The controversial introduction of the VAT reverse charge in the construction sector has been postponed by a year and will …
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Making a voluntary disclosure to HMRC


10 Sep 2019

Taxpayers are actively encouraged by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) to inform the tax authority if they realise that they …
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MTD for VAT filing deadline missed by one in ten businesses


10 Sep 2019

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has reassured the 120,000 businesses that failed to meet the 7 August deadline for Making …
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Boots, Asda and Specsavers push back against business rates


10 Sep 2019

Some of the UK’s top retail stores, including Asda and Boots, have joined the fight against spiralling business rates. It …
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Half of all SMEs make VAT return mistakes


10 Sep 2019

Half of all small-medium sized enterprises (SMEs) make errors when filing their VAT returns, according to the latest research. The …
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Tax investigations reap in £13 billion for the treasury


10 Sep 2019

The latest official data from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) shows that the actual cash collected from all tax investigations …
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How to tell if an email is fraudulent


10 Sep 2019

Email scams have become increasingly common, with fraudsters claiming to be from companies, banks and even HM Revenue & Customs …
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Government’s draft IR35 legislation contains important changes


14 Aug 2019

After much anticipation, the Government has now published its draft legislation for the off-payroll working (IR35) rules, which will be …
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Construction businesses only have weeks left to prepare for the VAT reverse charge


14 Aug 2019

Businesses in the construction industry now have only a matter of weeks left to prepare for the new VAT domestic …
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HMRC outlines changes to Capital Gains Tax treatment on second homes


14 Aug 2019

From April 2020, the date at which Capital Gains Tax (CGT) must be paid on a second home property disposal …
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