How deep are your pockets
June 19th, 2018

Next month, those of us who are still self-employed will be digging deep to pay our second payment on account for the tax year 2017-18. The deadline to avoid late payment interest and penalties is 31 July 2018. For most of us, these payments on account (January and July 2018) for 2017-18 are based on […]

The Maternity Allowance
June 14th, 2018

Women who find that they are not eligible to claim Statutory Maternity Pay may nevertheless, still qualify for the Maternity Allowance (MA). The amount of MA you get will depend on eligibility. You might get Maternity Allowance for 39 weeks if one of the following applies: you’re employed, but you can’t get Statutory Maternity Pay […]

Construction sector VAT shakeup
June 13th, 2018

Government are considering an extension of the VAT reverse charge to include the construction sector. The reverse charge process places the responsibility for paying VAT on the customer instead of the supplier. In their explanatory notes on this topic HMRC said: What is being done and why 7.1 This instrument, with effect from the 1st […]

Ring in the changes, or else
June 7th, 2018

There are a number of obligations that business owners should be aware, that involve them informing HMRC of changes to their business circumstances. In some cases, failure to comply may result in fines. We have paraphrased some of occasions when you will need to advise HMRC: You must tell HMRC if you decide to change […]

Tax Diary June/July 2018
June 6th, 2018

1 June 2018 – Due date for Corporation Tax due for the year ended 31 August 2017. 19 June 2018 – PAYE and NIC deductions due for month ended 5 June 2018. (If you pay your tax electronically the due date is 22 June 2018) 19 June 2018 – Filing deadline for the CIS300 monthly […]

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