The Rawcliffe E-Magazine Archive 2018

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Our newsletter aims to keep our subscribers informed with all tax related issues- including important tax dates and deadlines, as well as offering...

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GIFTS TO CHARITY

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Where possible higher rate taxpayers should “ Gift Aid ” any payments to charity to provide additional benefit to the charity and...

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GIFTS OF UP TO £50 TO EMPLOYEES

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From April 2016 new rules were introduced to allow employers to provide their directors and employees with certain “trivial” benefits in kind...

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CHRISTMAS IS THE TIME FOR GIVING: IHT EXEMPTIONS & CGT CONSEQUENCES

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Those thinking about making gifts at Christmas should take advantage of the various inheritance tax, IHT exemptions and reliefs available to them....

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RBS & the Business Banking Switch

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What is the Business Banking Switch ? State owned bank RBS is preparing to hand over £6 billion in customer deposits and...

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Xerocon 2018: Rawcliffe’s Roundup

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November 13th and we’re off to Xerocon 2018 ! We arrived at ExCel London for Xerocon at 6:30 on Tuesday and registered early...

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ANNUAL INVESTMENT ALLOWANCE INCREASED TO £1m

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The Annual Investment Allowance ( AIA ) which provides businesses with a 100% write off against profits when they acquire plant and...

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CAPITAL GAINS ENTREPRENEURS’ RELIEF CHANGES

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The Chancellor has announced that the minimum qualifying period for capital gains entrepreneurs’ relief will be increased from 12 months to 24...

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IR35 “OFF-PAYROLL” RULES TO BE EXTENDED TO PRIVATE SECTOR

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Very controversially, the Government have decided to extend the rules for personal service companies in the public sector to workers in the...

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PERSONAL ALLOWANCE AND HIGHER RATE LIMIT INCREASED EARLY

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The Government’s manifesto pledge back in 2015 was that the personal allowance would rise to £12,500 in 2020 and the higher rate...

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The Autumn Budget 2018

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The Chancellor Philip Hammond presented his second Autumn Budget 2018 on Monday 29 October. In his speech he stated that ‘austerity is...

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