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Practice Growth
18 September 2020
Family Conflicts? Let's talk them out »
Conflict in business is inevitable – but when it’s a family business it’s important to have structured communication....
28 August 2020
Quality of Audits is "Unacceptable" »
By Graham Hambly for PQ Magazine The FRC is far from happy with the quality of big firm audits. PQ magazine’...
14 August 2020
Kitchen Table Business Support »
By businesssupport.co.uk A business support process you can carry out at your kitchen table. This will help to avo...
05 June 2020
Guide to access if you have a valid business interruption insurance claim »
By businesssupport.co.uk Introduction This article isn’t insurer specific and is therefore quite general i...
24 April 2020
Question yourself first to get the clients you want »
By Kevin Whitehouse What do clients really want? In this article Kevin Whitehouse explains how you can market your...

Tax
16 October 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Digital Services Update »
Trust Registration Service The Micro Service is now fully functional: You can now use the micro service versi...
09 October 2020
Child's Income: Or is it? »
By Mark McLaughlin   Parents sometimes wish to gift income-bearing assets (e.g. company shares) directly to...
01 October 2020
Managing your client's GCT on UK property account »
Find out how to ask for authorisation, manage your client's account and how to send returns as an agent. From: HM R...
25 September 2020
Vat cuts, Tax Deferrals & Loan flexibility »
Extract from “Chancellor outlines Winter Economy Plan” 24th September 2020   Tax cuts and deferrals As part o...
11 September 2020
Admit a tax fraud to HMRC using the CDF »
By HMRC undated 3 September 2020   Contents Report fraud Owning up to fraud About t...

VAT
01 October 2020
Vat reverse charge technical guide »
Published 24 September 2020 By :  HM Revenue & Customs Contents End users and Intermediary suppli...
18 September 2020
Letter to all Vat Registered Traders trading with the EU »
Get your business ready to trade with the EU from 1 January 2021 We’re writing to you because you’re a VAT registered...
11 September 2020
VAT Notice 700/11: cancelling your registration »
Updated 21 August 2020 By HMRC Contents Overview Basic...
07 August 2020
HMRC Policy on Lease Changes : Watch the Vat »
by Melanie Lord of AVS Vat   It is extremely likely that nothing will be returning to normal anytime soon and th...
27 July 2020
Vat Flat Rate Scheme new rates »
Contents   Overview  Join or leave the scheme   Eligibility   Wo...

Payroll and Employment
16 October 2020
Need to pay back a JRS Grant? Here's how »
By Low Income Tax Reform Group Employers need to address any Job Retention Scheme (JRS) claims on a timely bas...
16 October 2020
Need to pay back a JRS Grant? Here's how »
By Low Income Tax Reform Group Employers need to address any Job Retention Scheme (JRS) claims on a timely bas...
09 October 2020
Furlough fraud - avoiding investigation for genuine claims »
By Steve Collings for Bloomsbury Professional Tax 16th September 2020  The first fines have been issued to...
25 September 2020
Job Support Scheme Factsheet »
1. What is it? The Job Support Scheme is designed to protect viable jobs in businesses who are facing lower demand...
18 September 2020
Lloyds Bank slammed for "unfairly" targeting freelancers again »
by Contractor Weekly   Lloyds rebuked by watchdog for forcing freelancers to open business accoun...

Money Laundering
21 August 2020
Understanding risks and taking action for TCSPs »
Published 17 August 2020 by HMRC   Contents National risk assessment...
14 August 2020
SARS FAQs »
Content description and disclaimer This product draws together good practice by reporters across the UK to address que...
27 July 2020
Money Laundering Supervision Appeals and Penalties »
By HMRC What to do if you disagree with an HMRC decision, and the penalties for not following the rules. Updated 14 Ju...
12 June 2020
HMRC ramps up measures to tackle suspected criminal activity »
By AMLCC HMRC is ramping up its use of new Account Freezing Orders (AFOs) and Forfeiture Orders (FOs) to tackle su...
22 May 2020
Payment Deferral available from HMRC for ML renewal fees »
Check if you can get a payment deferral or deregister if you are a business with an annual fee due between 1 May and 30...

HMRC
16 October 2020
Minimum Income Threshold examples for claiming the JRS Bonus »
Published 2 October 2020 by HMRC These examples demonstrate how the minimum income threshold is used for Job R...
09 October 2020
Protecting your personal information with Companies House »
How to restrict disclosure of certain information if you’re at serious risk as a company director, limited liability partn...
01 October 2020
Letters to Vat Registered businesses in Northern Ireland »
Letter to VAT registered businesses in Northern Ireland who do not trade with the EU and or the Rest of the World Septembe...
25 September 2020
SEISS grant Extension »
Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) Grant Extension Factsheet What is the scheme? The Chancellor recog...
11 September 2020
HMRC Taxpayers Charter: ICPA Response »
ICPA Comments on the Draft Charter published February 2020  The ICPA represent over 1,150 small practice Accountan...

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