Business News


Small businesses say the Government should simplify business rates


5 Jul 2018

A survey has revealed strong support from the UK’s small business community for measures to simplify business rates. A total …
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Professionals call on Treasury not to lower VAT threshold before MTD and Brexit


5 Jul 2018

The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) of the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) has called on the Treasury to …
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More than two-fifths of small business owners are still unaware of MTD


5 Jul 2018

According to a new study, Making Tax Digital (MTD) is currently one of the biggest concerns for VAT-registered small business …
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Building contractors will have to comply with complex new VAT rules


5 Jul 2018

Those working in the construction and building industry are being encouraged to get to grips with a new way of …
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Vigilance urged as fraudsters fake security measures to access bank accounts


4 Jun 2018

Businesses and individuals are being encouraged to redouble their vigilance as fraudsters fake security measures in order to gain the …
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Ministers make an about-turn on tax haven transparency measures


4 Jun 2018

In a reverse of its previous position, the Government has backed measures to increase the transparency of offshore tax havens. …
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Replace Inheritance Tax with ‘lifetime receipts tax’, argues thinktank


4 Jun 2018

With the issue of intergenerational fairness continuing to be high on the agenda, a thinktank has suggested that the Treasury …
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Twice as many workers receiving back pay through National Minimum Wage enforcement


4 Jun 2018

According to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), the number of underpaid workers getting the money they are owed under the …
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Employers attempting to avoid auto-enrolment penalties could have assets seized


4 Jun 2018

The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has announced that employers could have their businesses’ assets seized to pay their debts if they …
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Gifts out of income and their benefits to beneficiaries


4 Jun 2018

Giving away surplus income as a gift to family members is often touted as an excellent way of planning for …
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