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...
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...
Investing and trading in cryptocurrency; know how to tax it

Investing and trading in cryptocurrency; know how to tax it

HMRC have been keen to ensure that all individuals and businesses are paying the correct levels and amounts of UK tax on their cryptocurrency and other crypto assets. So if this is you, it is vital that you are aware of your tax obligations. Investing and trading in...
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...
Hospitality VAT Rate Change

Hospitality VAT Rate Change

On 8 July 2020 the government announced it would introduce a temporary reduced VAT rate of 5% to certain supplies relating to hospitality, hotel and holiday accommodation and admission to certain attractions. The reduced rate was intended to help hospitality and hotel...
Electric cars just got even more tax attractive

Electric cars just got even more tax attractive

The government’s recent announcement of a 1.25% health and social care levy may have broken their election manifesto pledge in the eyes of many, but it has also made the switch to an electric company car even more attractive for company owners and employees. In...