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Thinking Ahead: Employment After State Pension Age

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What is the State Pension age? It is the earliest age you can receive your State Pension. Depending on when you were born, the state pension age can be up to 68. Since there are plans to increase the age

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Protect Yourself from Phishing Emails and Fraudsters

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How to Spot Phishing Emails Phishing emails are potentially damaging if you don’t know how to spot them. Fraudsters craft up emails that look very convincing, pretending to be your bank, the HMRC, a virus protection software and many more.

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Everything You Need to Know About Inheritance Tax

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Inheritance Tax It can be difficult to know when to start planning for Inheritance Tax and whether it applies to you. That’s why we are here to help. Inheritance tax is a tax on the estate of someone who has

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Making Tax Digital: Get Started Early for the Next Deadline

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Making Tax Digital is a scheme introduced by the HMRC to make tax administration and collection easier, more efficient and more accurate to avoid discrepencies in tax collection. The first MTD deadline has passed and millions of businesses have signed

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Spring Statement 2019: Some Key Points

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Spring Statement 2019 The Spring Statement is an opportunity for the Chancellor to provide up-to-date information and progress regarding the economy since Budget 2018. We’ve picked out a few key points to highlight developments within the economy and what is

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Are You Eligible for R&D Tax Relief? Here’s What You Need to Know.

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Who Is Eligible to Claim R&D Tax Credits? Does your company work on innovative projects within the science and technology sector? If your organisation has invested time and money carrying out research and developing new products and/or services, you could

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Brexit: 5 Ways Businesses Could Be Affected

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What You Need to Know about Brexit Brexit is becoming an increasingly hot topic as the deadline for the UK leaving the EU draws closer. We are set to officially leave the EU on the 29th March 2019 and the

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Why You Need to know about Making Tax Digital

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The Making Tax Digital (MTD) process will affect all businesses by 2020 (except those exempt), and it’s important to prepare for the switch. Due to inaccurate tax records being kept and incorrect amounts of tax being paid to the HMRC,

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Buy-to-let Property

A guide for individual landlords on the recent tax changes. Whether you own 1 or 50 let properties, you need to be aware of the tax changes that have already started to take effect – and which will accelerate over

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HMRC 31st July 2017 Payments on Account

‘The end of July marks another tax deadline – for paying the second instalment towards your 2016/17 tax liability. If you are required to make payments on account then these are calculated as 50% of your 2016 tax liability each.

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Paper Self-Assessment return deadline

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