The INCREDIBLY INTERESTING History of Income Tax in the UK part 2

The INCREDIBLY INTERESTING History of Income Tax in the UK part 2

It all began in 1582 when Pope Gregory XIII ordered a change of calendar from the Julian (named after Julius Caesar), which had been in use since 42 BC to the Gregorian. The Julian calendar, which consisted of eleven months of 30 or 31 days and a 28-day...
The INCREDIBLY INTERESTING History of Income Tax in the UK (part 1)

The INCREDIBLY INTERESTING History of Income Tax in the UK (part 1)

On 9 January 1799, British Prime Minister William Pitt the Younger introduced a desperate and widely abhorred measure to help cover the cost of his country’s wars with France. As part of his government’s fiscal policy, Pitt introduced a direct tax on his citizen’s...

Challenge Completed! Scott Lees Completes 7in7 Challenge For MNDA

NR Barton’s Senior Tax Manager completes his Christmas challenge of walking 7 marathons in 7 days over the Christmas break. Scott has been raising money for Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDA). Scott set out to raise £777 for MNDA, he did not imagine that...
Garden Office Tax Implications

Garden Office Tax Implications

Garden Office Tax Implications Investing in a home office with a garden shed upgrade or working pod makes sense for home workers, but there are a number of tax issues to consider As the Coronavirus pandemic hit and lockdowns were imposed more and more people began to...
Expansion of NR Barton audit team!

Expansion of NR Barton audit team!

Pictured left to right: Ben Thomas, Catherine Rogers and Rachael Muphy Wigan based accountancy and business advisory firm NR Barton has appointed former UHY Senior Manager, Rachael Murphy, and former top ten Audit Associate Ben Thomas to strengthen the firms audit...
Default Surcharge: Guidance

Default Surcharge: Guidance

In this article we will explain how HMRC apply a default surcharge, how it works and how to avoid them. What is a default surcharge? What happens if I default? How is a surcharge calculated? Is there a minimum surcharge? Special arrangements for small businesses What...