Plastic Packaging Tax to be introduced within the UK

Plastic Packaging Tax to be introduced within the UK

In aim to reduce plastic waste across the UK, the UK government have released the details of a new Plastic Packaging Tax which will take effect from 1 April 2022. This will encourage the use of recycled rather than new plastic within plastic packaging. This is...
Firms still owe HMRC billions after VAT holiday

Firms still owe HMRC billions after VAT holiday

More than one in four businesses that were allowed to defer tax payments during the spring lockdown last year still owe the Treasury billions. A total of 156,500 out of 590,000 businesses that took advantage of Rishi Sunak’s VAT deferral between March and June have...
VAT Deferral: New Payment Scheme

VAT Deferral: New Payment Scheme

VAT Deferral: New Payment Scheme How can I opt-in to the new payment scheme? How many instalments can I pay my deferred VAT in? I am having difficulty using the online service, what can I do? What if I am still not able to pay my deferred VAT? If you deferred VAT...
Spring Budget 2021 – Budget Brochure

Spring Budget 2021 – Budget Brochure

It’s hard to believe Rishi Sunak has only been in office for a little over a year given what the Chancellor has had on his plate over the last 12 months. At lunchtime on 3rd March 2021 he delivered his second budget announcement, the first following the Coronavirus...
IR35 changes – download our guide

IR35 changes – download our guide

From April 2021 the rules regarding IR35 and off payroll workers is changing. We have created a handy summary guide of the changes and the steps to be completed to protect you and your business. To download the guide please complete the form below. Notice: JavaScript...
HMRC reject calls to relax tax return deadline

HMRC reject calls to relax tax return deadline

HMRC has rejected calls from professional bodies to relax the self assessment filing deadline. Penalty notices will be issued as usual to all who file late but more time will be allowed to appeal. The Institute of Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) have reported...