From April 2014 you could save £2,000 on your NIC bill… it is easier than you think to check if you can claim and to find out how to do it…
From 6 April 2014 employers can claim an Employment Allowance to reduce their employer Class 1 NIC liability by £2,000. more »
Major changes are being made to the taxation of partnerships and LLPs. If you have partners who are entitled only to a fixed profit share or if you have a mix of corporates and individuals as partners you are likely to need to take action now…
All partnerships and LLPs should be conducting a review of their structure in light of legislation due to take effect from 6 April 2014. more »
The annual amount that you can pay into a pension is being reduced from 6 April 2014 to £40,000. The lifetime allowance is also being reduced by £250,000 to £1,250,000.
Therefore, if you make pension contributions each year you may find yourself caught.
If you are in doubt act now and seek advice from your pensions advisor asap; if you don’t have one let us know and we will put you in touch with one.
HMRC have announced that their powers to examine your overseas affairs (including what is held in overseas structures) are increasing as more and more countries agree to share information.
So, if you think you may have any undeclared foreign income and/or gains more »
HMRC are offering free advice, the workshops will outline the support available for business growth, research and development (R&D) tax credits and innovation to high tech SME companies. more »
When an employer pays Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) a formula can be applied to determine how much, if any of it, can be reclaimed. more »
The 31 January deadline for 2012/13 personal tax returns has passed, however please do not put your tax affairs aside for another year. more »
Rumour has it that HMRC is granting a last minute concession to certain tax payers which will extend the deadline to 15 February 2014. more »
We mentioned earlier that the Government was planning to come down heavier on those who fail to pay the National Minimum Wage (NMW) to their workers. more »
The Government has announced its intention to introduce a scheme that will allow pensioners to top up their State Pension by paying a new class of voluntary National Insurance Contribution (Class 3A). more »