Paper Self-Assessment return deadline

The 2017-18 tax return deadline for taxpayers who continue to submit paper Self-Assessment returns, is 31 October 2018. Late submission ...
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Accommodation expenses and benefits

There are special rules for the provision of living accommodation to employees under certain circumstances. In most cases, employees will ...
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Stamp duty and leasehold property

Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) is payable whether you buy a freehold property, a new or existing leasehold property or ...
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Spotless but not tax deductible

The First-Tier Tribunal (FTT) recently heard three joined appeals that concerned the availability of tax relief for employee expenses. In ...
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Childcare and compensation claims

The Tax-Free Childcare Scheme (TFCS) helps support working families with their childcare costs. The scheme provides for a government top-up ...
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CGT record keeping

The annual Capital Gains Tax (CGT) exemption for individuals is £11,700 for 2018-19. A husband and wife each benefit from ...
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Help-to-Save scheme launched

The new Help to Save scheme for people on low incomes was officially opened with effect from 12 September 2018 ...
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New bereavement allowance for parents

A new workplace right to paid leave for bereaved parents has been officially enshrined in law after the Parental Leave ...
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Budget date remains to be confirmed

The Chancellor Philip Hammond, has stated before the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee, that he is not yet in ...
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Tax on rental profits

A taxpayer, Miss Akan, appealed to the First Tier Tribunal (FTT) against assessments in relation to Income Tax, Capital Gains ...
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Telephone advice a reasonable excuse

The First-tier Tribunal (FTT) recently heard an appeal against late filing penalties imposed on both partnership and individual self-assessment returns ...
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CGT Rollover Relief

Capital Gains Tax (CGT) Rollover Relief is a valuable relief that allows for a delay in the payment of CGT ...
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Paper Self-Assessment return deadline

The 2017-18 tax return deadline for taxpayers who continue to submit paper Self-Assessment returns, is 31 October 2018. Late submission …
Read More

Accommodation expenses and benefits

There are special rules for the provision of living accommodation to employees under certain circumstances. In most cases, employees will …
Read More

Stamp duty and leasehold property

Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) is payable whether you buy a freehold property, a new or existing leasehold property or …
Read More