HMRC write off £4.3bn in Covid payments lost to fraud

HMRC write off £4.3bn in Covid payments lost to fraud

HMRC are expecting to recover £1 of every £4 stolen from the public purse by fraudsters during the pandemic. In figures published last week a total of £4.3 billion has been written off. This represents c74% of the total £5.8 billion that was stolen from its emergency...
NR Barton assists on sale of Lifting Gear UK Group

NR Barton assists on sale of Lifting Gear UK Group

(Pictured left to right: Scott Lees, Hayden Turner, Andrew Harrison, Jasmin Turner, Camilla Turner, Marina Turner, Chris Turner, Andy Stafford, Cathy Rogers.) A local Wigan accounting firm NR Barton, involved with Lifting Gear UK Group since their incorporation, has...
Greater Manchester Clean Air Zone – Wigan Impacted

Greater Manchester Clean Air Zone – Wigan Impacted

Greater Manchester is introducing a clean air charging zone from 30th May 2022, with some vehicles having an automatic exemption until the 1st June 2023. The main vehicles impacted will be: Heavy goods vehicles Buses Coaches Hackney cabs and private hire vehicles...
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...
Autumn Budget 2021 – Budget Brochure

Autumn Budget 2021 – Budget Brochure

Autumn Budget 2021 – Budget Brochure The Chancellors autumn budget was released on Wednesday 27 October 2021. Whilst a lot of the budget was known before the official announcement there was a lot more detail released on the day. It remains to be seen how the country...
Landlords Beware! Does this affect you?

Landlords Beware! Does this affect you?

HMRC Let Property Campaign (LPC) – How does this affect you? The HMRC Let Property Campaign (LPC) is intended to encourage landlords with undisclosed property income to make voluntary disclosures to HMRC.  If you’re a landlord and you have undisclosed income,...