HMRC set to reform R&D tax relief system

HMRC set to reform R&D tax relief system

Following a recent review, HMRC have estimated they have lost out on £311m in the last 2 years alone due to fraudulent and incorrect claims. Consequently HMRC have put plans in place to reform the current R&D tax relief system in an attempt to reduce these issues....
NR Barton assist on Bromak recruitment sale

NR Barton assist on Bromak recruitment sale

Fawkes & Reece, the southern England-based construction, civil engineering and built-environment recruiter, has expanded its recruitment coverage in the UK with the acquisition of Bromak Ltd. Based in Bolton, Bromak provides permanent and freelance candidates to...
Payroll Year End: Are you ready?

Payroll Year End: Are you ready?

Payroll year end is fast approaching and now is the time to act to ensure you have put plans in place to ensure your payroll team are prepared. One of the key things to remember is that you must report to HMRC on the previous tax year by 19 April. At the same time it...
HMRC confirm R&D offset position

HMRC confirm R&D offset position

HMRC’s policy team have issued some good news to businesses with the confirmation that  R&D tax credit repayment claims will not be subject to offset against tax deferred under a coronavirus scheme. This means that if your business has, for example, deferred its...
HMRC waives late self-assessment penalties by one month

HMRC waives late self-assessment penalties by one month

HMRC has delayed late filing and payment penalties for self-assessment taxpayers by one month to help them cope with pressures caused by the pandemic. The tax year ends on the 5th of April each year with tax returns filed electronically due by the following 31st...

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...