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Alextra Accountants
How Much Should You Pay Yourself?
You started your own business to do something you love and make money. But how much should you pay yourself? Too little and you may struggle to survive. Too much and your business might be at risk. So...
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No Longer Your Main Residence – Final Period Exemption
While most people know that you do not have to pay capital gains tax on any profit you make on the sale of your main home, it is generally less well known that you can still benefit for the relief for...
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Salary Sacrifice – Still Worthwhile?
Under a salary sacrifice arrangement the employee gives up part of his or her cash pay in return for a non-cash benefit. This can be very beneficial for both the employer and the employee. However, th...
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Claiming Tax Reliefs If You Are Employed
If you are an employee, you may spend your own money on things that are related to your job. Where this is the case, you may be able to claim tax relief. What can I get tax relief for? The rules are s...
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Benefits In Kind And Making Good
Most benefits in kind are taxable and the employee is taxed on the cash equivalent of the value of that benefit. Where the employee is required to make a payment to the employer in return for the prov...
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HMRC Cybercrime Crack Down Yields Impressive Results
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) claims that a recently-introduced crack down on cybercrime has already reduced the number of ‘phishing scams’ purporting to be from the Revenue by 300 million. The news com...
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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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Company Cars In 2017/18
Company cars are a popular benefit and are often something of a status symbol. But, they have also been an easy target for the taxman. Where a company car is available for private use, the employee is...
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Tax-Free Rental Income of £8,500
By making the most of the rent-a-room relief and the £1,000 property income allowances, it is possible to receive tax-free rental income in 2018/19 of £8,500 (while utilising your personal allowance e...
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