Self Assessment Deadlines

Self Assessment Deadlines

Now that the calendar has ticked into October it’s an appropriate time to highlight the filing deadlines for the tax year ending 5th April 2021. Paper tax return must be filed by 31st October 2021, and electronic tax returns must be filed by 31st January 2022. ...
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...
New appointment boosts firm’s tax offering

New appointment boosts firm’s tax offering

Pictured: Neil Whittingham and Scott Lees Wigan based accountancy and business advisory firm NR Barton has appointed former top ten tax advisor Scott Lees to head up its tax offering. Scott, a former Tax Manager at Azets (formerly CLB Coopers) in Bolton, specialises...
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...