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Take the Conversation Offline and Close
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Whose Rental Income is it Anyway
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Christmas, New Year and Staff Holidays
SDLT and CGT when swapping investment properties
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Tax Relief for Business Travel: Prove It
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Pay as you go
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Property Partnerships And Form 17: How Does It Work?
HMRC too keen to resort to legal action
HMRC Penalties: Luck of the draw?
HMRC Penalties - Luck of the Draw
Is HMRC Being Un-‘Reasonable’?
Investors And Entrepreneurs – There’s A (Tax) Difference!
Trading Income – An Unfair Assumption
Pre-Letting Property Expenses - Tax Misconceptions
Every little tax break helps
Annual Allowance for Pensions and the tapering provisions
IHT :Don't look back in anger
The Phoenix must die
ADR: Have you considered using it?
The Spring Statement in all it's gory glory
Are you winding me up?
Meaning of an Intangible Asset
A 'Reasonable Excuse'
Compliance Checks : Making Assumptions
Corporation Tax: Relief for qualifying charitable donations
Tax Return Penalties : HMRC's Fatal Flaw
Capital Gains Tax : Exempt assets and Gains
Holiday Letting : At your service
Make it Loud and Clear
Directors’ Tax Returns: Don’t Believe Everything You Read
Tax Planning Nobody Will Rush To Try!
Property Rental Expenses: Your Guess Is As Good As Mine!
Spotting the self employed
POAT: Out Of The Frying Pan Into The Fire?
Paying Your Tax – Before You Know How Much To Pay!
How is the family? Penalties & Reasonable Excuse
HMRC Enquiries : Should I stay or should I go?
Tribunal demolishes HMRC's Penalties
Interest Relief - Who Pays?
Cars and Capital Allowances
Unpaid Deductions: Company Owners Beware!
Inheritance Tax - Whose money is it?
Up to speed over the
PPR : Tables turned on HMRC
Personal Allowances and Dividend Income
Spouse’s Wages – Legitimate Expense Or Tax Dodge?
2017/18 Provisions applying before the forthcoming Finance Bill
PPR: Another Disapointed Taxpayer
Tax Return Errors ; They Told Me To Do It!
Directors’ Tax Returns Not Compulsory
A contractor’s home is his office
HMRC target tax status of media personalities
Uncomplicating the UK Tax System - OTS
10 Pitfalls when claiming CGT PRR
Purchase of Own Shares : An Entrepreneurs' Relief Trap
Share Pooling and Entrepreneur’s Relief
New £1,000 Allowance: Not all good news
Employment Status Service Tool goes live
Letting Property at below the market rate
Cash Accounting: A Panacea for Landlords?
Stamp Duty Land Tax What if I only buy part of the property?
Land And Property – Going On An Adventure?
A Welcome Suspension
Selling Future Business Profits: Income Or Capital?
Helping a daughter to buy a house: a SDLT question
Furnished Holiday Lettings: Is Your Property ‘Special’?
Overdrawn Directors’ Loans Accounts – Traps To Avoid
Off-payroll rules have landed
Business Partners – Do As You’re Told?
Look no further
Tax Return Enquiries: Check The Small Print!
Transferring Rental Income – Anti-Avoidance Problems?
APNs – more where they came from
Director escapes company's PAYE debt
Business Property Owners: Don’t Become A Contractor By Accident!
HMRC launch Worldwide Disclosure Facility to cover undeclared overseas assets, income and gains
Capital Allowances for Integral Fixtures
A Tax Return HMRC Couldn’t Enquire Into!
Hotels, Guesthouses And Motels Are Trading – Aren’t They?
Successful Main Residence Relief Claimed After Only 52 Days
When does TAAR stick?
Property Development Tax legislation published and effective from 5 July 2016
Charging rent for business premises - A CGT pitfall
Credit Card Sales disclosure campaign continues
A Rough Guide to IHT
Travel and Subsistence Expenses
Is a property a residence for CGT?
Lifetime IHT Planning - 3 Easy Wins
SDLT on purchase of further residential property
Entrepreneurs Relief - Making it Personal
Private Residence Relief - Don't Lose The Plot
HMRC Getting Dividend Tax Earlier
Tax Planning Tips
Trading Success for Day Trader in Shares
Goodwill Payments to Employees were Income
Be Certain on Winding Up
Finance Bill 2016: Extension of averaging period for farmers
Changes to the taxation of dividends
Annual Investment Allowance
Car and fuel charges under the spotlight
Tax Charges On Company Cars
Corporation Tax by Installment
Too Late? Not Necessarily
Dividends taxable as employment income
Connected Parties and Tax Relief
Food for thought
Enquiries: Don't give HMRC an opportunity to raise extra tax
Motor Bikes and Benefits in Kind
Another PPR Case before the tribunal
Tribunal overturns HMRC denial of special relief claim
Timing is everything
New report suggests half a million self-employed are bogus
Money for nothing! Forfeited deposits on property
Dividend Allowance Factsheet
Getting the all clear from HMRC
Penalties for errors - Keep them in suspense
IR35 Where are we now?
Late Tax Returns: Expecting sympathy from HMRC?
Tax Return Estimates - Careless or Deliberate
Something to declare?
PRR: Tables Turned On HMRC
Books and Records
Preparing for a Meeting in an Enquiry case.
Rejected for the sake of £4
Rising from the Ashes - The Phoenixing Rules?
What is Turnover for MTD for Vat Purposes?
Hard Brexit guidance issued by HMRC
Can I Change my VAT Registration Date?
Important new Vat rules for construction services from 2019
Commercial Common Sense Wins Through
Vat and teaching: It’s exempt isn’t it?
Vat and Bicarb
Vat and Hot Food
Has HMRC Refused your VAT Registration?
Vat : Lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed goods
Input vat on cars : Again
Vat on Service Charges
UK Vat Claims - payment is just not enough
Vat on Construction : What exactly is a new building?
Printed Material is Zero-Rate isn’t it?
More Vat Flat Rate Concerns
Vat and Single Farm Payment Entitlements
Why thinking about UK VAT is important
VAT’s The Way To Do It
Vat Bad Debt Relief and subsequent payments
Backdating vat registration to claim setup costs?
Pre-Registration Input VAT from European Supplier
Vat Public Notices Updated
Reed put to rest?
Vat Place of Supply and Intermediary Services
Taking the Strain out of Vat
Vat Registration issues on an Acquisition
Vat and D.I.Y Builders Scheme
Not so inspired VAT advice
Vat and Children's Clothing: Fur Hats
Vat on food for human consumption
HMRC Clarify Position on Pre-Registration Input Tax
Vat Property Pitfalls
Vat and Adapted Vehicles
More third party debt transfer
Vat and Show Homes Furnishings
Vat and the end of a car lease
Minimising VAT on construction
Brexit and VAT
HMRC : Unjust enrichment : Non-profit making sports clubs
VAT and Charities
VAT and Telecommunications – New Reverse Charge
Increased VAT on solar panels and other energy saving materials
Government VAT Errors
Changes to VAT groups: when is a member not a member?
VAT and Charitable Purpose - a not very charitable decision
An Antique Mystery
VAT : When is property not property
When can input VAT be reclaimed on purchases?
Claiming input VAT on the construction of separate works
The Pros and Cons of taking a VAT case to Tribunal
Can you agree a deal with HMRC for VAT?
VAT : Part-exchanges, barters and set offs
VAT and Common Sense - When is Food Takaway?
Mixed Thoughts on VAT for Mixed Supplies
VAT Mini One Stop Shop - Additional Guidance
Vat Refunds for Charities
Credit (Note) where credit's due
Is VAT Chargeable on Disbursements?
Understanding the VAT Default Surcharge
Contrasting Recent VAT Tribunal Decisions
VAT and Relevant Residential Property
Why contract details matter for VAT
Southend United Loses on VAT Penalties
VAT Schemes : Keeping It Simple
Conversion of Property or a New Build brings possible VAT Reclaims
Claiming VAT on expenditure prior to Registration
VAT Relief on Bad Debts Revisited
Vat on sales to EU question
No Invoice, No Vat
VAT Errors on Self-Billing
Is Vat chargeable to a US resident for preparation of a UK Tax Return?
Vat registration threshold exceed. But not for long
Payroll & Employment
HMRC come unstuck again at Tribunal
HMRC, IR35 and Holiday pay
HMRC caught offside over referees
IR35 : Employment Rights for Contractors Within IR35
Zero Hour Contracts
SMP & Redundancy : a Heady Mix
Job & Employment References
Can we make staff work overtime?
Protecting your state pension when Class 2 NIC is abolished
BBC in talks with HMRC to reach solution over IR35
Dealing with stress in the workplace
IR35 consultation: how many times did HMRC miss the point?
Employing Young Workers during the Summer Hols
Soon be Summer : Summer holiday guidance
Payment of CIS Tax
Gross misconduct or inappropriate behaviour: Can I just take immediate action and dismiss?
Criminal Record Checks
The Third Man
Office Christmas Party Fears
Expenses Regime Fit for Purpose – really?
Employment tribunal refund scheme now open
Clarifying status for employment rights and tax obligations
Staff issues around Black Friday
Get Real Over Loan Charge
References for employment
IR35 Public Sector Reform. The recruitment industry reports
Contracts Stipulate 100% Liability for IR35
Serial wind-ups will pay dividends
IR35 Enquiries Update
CIS repayments for Limited Company subcontractors
The gig economy: employed or not?
Holiday pay and Overtime
Employed or Self-Employed?
A Round Up of the Taylor Review
Older Workers : Rights at work
Securities in Respect of PAYE and NIC
Why is the Auto Enrolment message failing to get across?
Points Don’t Mean Prizes
Statutory Maternity Leave and Pay
Automatic Enrolment Obligations for SME's
Outsourced Services Outside off Payroll
New Minimum Wage Rates
Payroll Changes for 2017/18
Status Tool Ready by End of Month
HMRC Claims Given the Chop
I've been called up for Jury Service
On Your Bike
Fixed Term Work
It’s fast approaching Automatic Re-enrolment Time for larger businesses
What are the rules regarding Adoption for staff?
Are Umbrella companies still relevant?
Post Brexit what could happen to EU employees?
IR35: Shape of things to come
Advisory fuel rates from 1st March 2016
Euro 2016 Staff Issues
Help my staging date is in 2 months
New Rules for Contractors working in the Public Sector
Bringing your staging date forward
Guide to Personal Savings Allowance
IR35 : Employment Status Indicator
Employment Allowance restrictions can be circumvented
Payroll Changes 2016/17
Zero hours contracts
Apprenticeships – What employers need to know
Social media, defamation, data protection and privacy
IR35 edging closer to ESI tool?
S is for Scottish
Holiday Pay on Termination of Employment
Reporting is the way forward
Social Media and Bullying
Draft regulations on definition of an Apprentice
PAYE Tax Refunds and Underpayments
Clawing Back Overpayments
Budget 2015 as it effects Payroll
Benefits in Kind : Changes Ahead
Older Workers Rights are Work
IR35 End Clients should think twice
Working in the Sun - steps employers should take
Do you have to pay more for unsociable hours?
P11D Errors to watch out for
Can you trust HMRC when it comes to IR35?
Auto Enrolment: What if I don't have any staff?
Return of the Marriage Allowance
Company Car Drivers and Online Amendments
Tax Codes to Use from 6 April 2015
Simple Guide to the 24 Month Rule
Are you doing enough to spot the signs of mental health in the workplace?
Can Employees roll over holidays into 2015?
Advice and Guidance on Shared Parental Leave
Workplace Pensions are here, act now, it's the law
Employment Allowance extended to Care and Support Workers
Avoid Late RTI Penalties
Jury Service and your Staff
ESS Tool Deemed Untrustworthy
Jury Service : What are employers obligations?
Money Laundering Defined
Money Laundering Offence : Failure to Disclose
OPBAS, UWOs and more. A Money Laundering update
Trust and Company Service Providers: What exactly is one?
Money Laundering : Business changes requiring notification
New economic crime centre created
HMRC Letter re ML Supervisory Fees
Money laundering supervision: business inspections
Money Laundering Regulations: risk assessments
AML: Carry on Regardless
HMRC anti-money laundering supervision goes online In 2017
Don’t be complacent about MLR
Changes to notify HMRC in respect of your money Laundering Registration
Anti Money laundering : Doing it by the book
Nominated officers and employee training
Money Laundering : Risk Assessments
Money Laundering Regulations : Business Inspection
The Small Business Enterprise and Employment Act receives Royal Assent
Client Identification and Verification
ML Regs : High Value Dealer Registration
Matters to Report to NCA : Retentions and NMW
Matters to Report to NCA : Mortgage Fraud
When must you make a report to the NCA?
Trust or Company Service Provider Registration
How to report changes or cancel your registration with HMRC
Money Laundering - Who's Who?
Complying with Customer Due Diligence Requirements
Money Laundering Compliance the Key Issues
HMRC Visits to Businesses Registered with Them For MLR
Enhanced HMRC Money Laundering Monitoring
Do I Need Electronic Verification as well as obtain a Passport?
Feedback from SOCA and Changes to EU Law
Money Laundering Latest Update on Legal Privilege
Penalties for failing to comply with MLR
Money Laundering Regulations need to be taken Seriously
Liquidation & Insolvency
Your rights if your employer is insolvent
How will new insolvency rules affect creditors?
Scam warning issued as company targeting the elderly is shut down
The advantages of filing for Bankruptcy
TAAR Very Much
New Insolvency Measures
Shadow, De Facto and De Jure Directors. Which are you?
Want to complain about a Limited Company or its Directors?
Can Bankruptcy Repel APNs?
Can you act as a Director if you have been disqualified?
Upfront Fees for Insolvency Process
How to complain about an Insolvency Practitioner
Changes to Bankruptcy and Debt Relief Order Limits
Pre-Packs an Open Approach
How to Wind Up a Partnership
Continuity of Supplies by Utility Companies
How to make someone bankrupt
CVAs some common questions answered
Consequences for a Director of Liquidating a Company
Redundancy Payments Service Fact Sheet
Disqualification - Crime Doesn't Pay!
Top Tips on How to Handle Your Cash Flow
Bankrupt's Home : What Happens?
What if I can't afford to put my company into liquidation?
What Happens to Directors Who Don't Play By The Book
Close your Company to Avoid an IR35 Enquiry
Easier access to a Bank Account for undischarged Bankrupts
Some Common Questions asked by Directors on Liquidations
Record Minimum Wages Underpayments Identified
Accounting & Audit if there is no Brexit deal
Deposit Protection Scheme and Landlords
HMRC letter to business that trade with the EU
Help to Save Initiative
HMRC: The Standard for Agents
Advisory Fuel rates & when to use them
You are wrong, we are right
Good or Bad Tax Advice
Agent Account Managers in HMRC
2019 Contractors Loan Charge
Adjudicator's Office Report on HMRC and VOA
OTS: Simplifying tax relief for fixed assets
HMRC Changes to 64-8 procedure in certain cases
New rules for taxation of termination payments
HMRC : The Standard for Agents
The Human Rights Act and penalties
£95 million for local broadband
Your guide to making a disclosure
SA Penalties for late filing and late payment
Scottish Income Tax Rates 2018/19
Register your client's trust
Money Laundering offenders to be named
Card surcharge ban means no more nasty surprises for shoppers
Tell HMRC about a Student Loan in your tax return
Computers No Substitute for Humans
Personal Savings Allowance
Autumn Budget 2017: 25 things you need to know
Money Laundering Regulations: your responsibilities
Simple Assessment – ending the tax return
Self Assessment: Penalties for late filing and late payment
Risk-based penalties to continue
SA302 Process by HMRC
HMRC's Penalty Regime Laid Bare
Unannounced visits for inspections approved by the tribunal
Check if you can get an additional Inheritance Tax threshold
Tax-free allowance on property and trading income
HMRC Helpsheet : Farmers and market gardeners
The Card Transaction Disclosure Programme
Chancellors letter to HM Treasury
Tax avoidance schemes- accelerated payments
HMRC decisions: What you can do if you disagree
Salary Sacrifice is changing from April 2017
Personal Savings Allowance: How it works
Changes to Corporation Tax forms from 19 September 2016
When you can use Advisory Fuel Rates
August 2016: The month HMRC caught up with some Consultations
Changes to tax relief for residential landlords: how it's worked out, including case studies
Guidance on CGT treatment of Employee Shareholder Shares
Top ten things about the new Tax-Free Childcare scheme
The New Lifetime ISA
Application for registration as a charity for tax purposes
HMRC Single Department Plan 2015 to 2020
Tax Codes to use from 6 April 2016
Class 2 & Class 4 National Insurance Consultation
HMRC January Webinars
David Gauke's speech to HMRC Stakeholder Conference December 2015
SA302 : Update from HMRC
HMRC announces rationale behind office closures
Disclosing Tax Avoidance Schemes
Technical Guide on Scottish Taxpayer Status
Email scam addresses
HMRC to issue Partial Closure notices
Promoters of tax avoidance schemes (POTAS) or a tax adviser?
Who declares and pays the High Income Child Benefit?
Advisory Fuel rates from 1 September 2015
Changes to HMRC’s free filing software for company tax returns
5p Charge for Plastic Bags
Time to Pay Arrangements : Mandatory Direct Debit
Restricting finance cost relief for individual landlords
Phishing emails and bogus contacts
Paying Harvest Casuals
HMRC Delays are a Reasonable Excuse
Key Tax Deadlines for Agents 2015/16
What happens if you don't report payroll information on time
Tax Changes effective from 1st April 2015
Mortgage lenders, SA302 and Self Service Documents
Help to Buy : ISA Guidance
Making Tax Easier - The End of the Tax Return
Genuine HMRC Emails and How to Recognise Them
Dispatching your goods within the EU
Move to GOV.UK
Denying ER for disposals of goodwill to related companies
10 Things you need to know about tax avoidance
FATCA Frequently Asked Questions
Tips on Surviving an HMRC Investigation
Informal Consultation on HMRC's Anti Money Laundering Fees
Jailed Ex ATT President has more problems
HMRC We Have The Technology
HMRC visits - by agreement or with advance notice
Corp Tax - Mandatory online filing and the end of a company's lfe
The OTS points the way to simplifying Corporation Tax
Spring Statement - What you need to know
Charities missing out on £600m extra funding
Funny Tax Investigation Stories
Funny Tax Investigation Stories
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