Making Tax Digital

588 Views0 Comment

On 15 August 2016 HMRC published six consultation documents on Making Tax Digital. The six consultations set out detailed plans on how HMRC propose to fundamentally change the method by which taxpayers, particularly the self-employed and landlords, send information to...

Read more

Changes to the VAT Flat Rate Scheme

519 Views0 Comment

An anti-avoidance measure will be included within the Flat Rate Scheme. A new 16.5% rate will apply from 1 April 2017 for...

Read more

Self Employed Contractor Workers: Does the Recent Uber Tribunal Have Consequences for you Business? by MJV Solicitors

564 Views0 Comment

If you have members of staff who work on a self-employed contractor basis, a recent decision of the Employment Tribunal may have...

Read more

Autumn Statement 2016: Rawcliffe & Co Summary

711 Views0 Comment

On Wednesday 23 November 2016 Phillip Hammond presented his first Autumn Statement. So what exactly did the Chancellor say and, more importantly,...

Read more

HAVE YOU DECLARED ALL OF YOUR CREDIT CARD SALES?

461 Views0 Comment

Where credit card sales have been omitted from business takings, HMRC are encouraging taxpayers to come forward and make a disclosure of...

Read more

SPLITTING THE INCOME OF MARRIED COUPLES

454 Views0 Comment

Where a married couple hold savings accounts and other investments in joint names, the income from those investments is split 50:50 for...

Read more

CHRISTMAS IS COMING! – NEW RULES FOR GIFTS TO STAFF

482 Views0 Comment

From 6 April 2016 new rules were introduced to allow employers to provide their directors and employees with certain “trivial” benefits in...

Read more

Restricting Finance Cost Relief for Individual Landlords

455 Views0 Comment

New provisions will take affect from April 2017, which will see tax relief for finance costs on residential properties being gradually restricted...

Read more

The Shale Gas Industry: Boost to Local Economy or Leaving us on Shakey Ground?

543 Views0 Comment

Whether you’re of the opinion of ‘Frack Yeah!’ or ‘Frack Off!’, this highly controversial topic continues to make national news and it...

Read more

Dividend Allowance

3434 Views0 Comment

Legislation included in Finance Bill 2016 implements the new 0% rate for dividend income, as well as changing the rates of tax...

Read more