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Alextra Accountants
Working From Home – Claim Tax Relief For Your Expenses
An increasing number of employees work from home some or all of the time. Where they do so, they may be able to claim tax relief for the costs that they incur from working at home, regardless of wheth...
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Alextra Accountants
Giving Away Your Home
Many people worry about inheritance tax and, for the majority of people, their home is their most valuable asset. Parents, particularly as they enter their twilight years, may consider giving their ho...
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Alextra Accountants
Salary v Dividend For 2019/20
A popular profits extraction strategy for personal and family companies is to extract a small salary, taking further profits as dividends. Where this strategy is pursued for 2019/20, what level should...
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Shared Parental Leave
Couples expecting a baby on or after 5th April 2015 will be eligible to take shared parental leave (SPL). As an employer, you need to ensure that you are prepared for the changes and ready to deal wit...
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Alextra Accountants
Renting Out A Room?
The amount which can be received tax free from renting out a room or rooms in your only or main residential property, is set to increase from £4,250 to £7,500 per year – that’s £625 per month tax free...
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Overdrawn Director’s Loan Accounts
In a personal or family company, the lines between the directors as individuals and the company are often blurred – the director may lend money to the company when cashflow is tight and the company ma...
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Keeping The Christmas Party Tax-Free
The Christmas party is an annual tradition for many companies, but the frivolities would be somewhat reduced if the employees are left with a tax bill as a reminder of the evening. So what can be done...
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Alextra Accountants
Buy To Let Landlords: What Is The Beneficial Interest C...
A recent article in a daily paper has made some waves. The article concerned what has been described as a controversial tax manoeuvre, under which a property portfolio that was subject to mortgages co...
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Salary Sacrifice After April 2017
To date, salary sacrifice arrangements have been a popular way for employees to benefit from tax-free benefits without employers footing the bill. Under a salary sacrifice arrangement, the employee gi...
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Concept Data Solutions Ltd
How hosted telephony can help charities under pressure
Like many businesses, charities are under increasing pressure to offer a 24/7 service whilst at the same time showing cost efficiencies and a satisfactory ROI. The challenge Due to the nature and urg...
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Alextra Accountants
Marriage Allowance
Recent press reports suggested that up to two million couples may be missing out on a valuable tax break – the marriage allowance. The marriage allowance was introduced from 6 April 2015 and allows ce...
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No Minimum Period of Occupation Needed for Main Residen...
Main residence relief (private residence relief) protects homeowners from any gains arising on their only or main home. However, there are conditions to be met for the relief to be available. One of t...
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Protect Your Lifetime Allowance
The pensions lifetime allowance places a cap on overall tax-relieved pension savings. Pension savings in excess of the lifetime allowance are subject to a lifetime allowance charge, which effectively ...
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Alextra Accountants
Managing Employees Who Have A Side Hustle
A recent study suggests that 25% of employees in the UK are running at least one business project alongside their day job. A side hustle is defined as a secondary business or job that brings in, or ha...
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Alextra Accountants
Tax-Free Childcare Update
HMRC have recently run a campaign to remind people that they could be missing out on up to £2,000 per child, per year, towards the cost of childcare. Working parents and guardians may be eligible to r...
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