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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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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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Interest Relief For Lettings – Making The Most Of The O...
The mechanism by which landlords receive tax relief for interest and other finance costs is changing from April 2017 … and not for the better. The current rules are more generous than the new rules in...
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Marriage Allowance – Can I Claim It?
The marriage allowance (not to be confused with the married couple’s allowance available where at least one partner was born before 6 April 1935) enables an individual to transfer 10 per cent of their...
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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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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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Autumn Budget 2018 - Summary
There was wide-ranging speculation in the run up to this year’s Budget, with experts predicting that, whilst Brexit and ending austerity would be the most prominent features, Chancellor Phillip Hammon...
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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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Private Residence Relief And The Final Period Exemption
From a capital gains tax perspective, there are significant tax savings to be had if a property has been the owner’s only or main residence. The main gains are where the property has been the only or ...
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Autumn Statement Summary
In his 2015 Spending Review (the first to be delivered since 2010) and Autumn Statement speech, Chancellor George Osborne said that the government is delivering on its commitment to put both economic ...
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When To Engage An Accountant
Accountants can help out at various stages during the growth of your business. They can handle much more than just your accounts, payroll and tax returns. So when should you consider engaging an accou...
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2016 Budget News - A Full Review
This Budget was all about 'putting the next generation first'. The Chancellor said there are tough challenges ahead - financial markets are turbulent, productivity growth across the west is too low, a...
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Invoice Payment Terms – Top Seven Tips!
Small business cashflow depends on prompt payment. Researchers analysed over 12 million invoices to discover some revelations about getting paid on time. They also asked the small business community f...
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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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Stamp Duty Land Tax And First-Time Buyers
Stamp duty land tax (SDLT) is payable where you buy a property in England or Northern Ireland and the amount paid is more than a certain amount. SDLT does not apply in Scotland, where Land and Buildin...
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