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Tax Diary July/August 2019
02 Jul 2019

Tax Diary July/August 2019

Important dates to add to your diary.

HMRC prevents phone fraudsters
02 Jul 2019

HMRC prevents phone fraudsters

New defensive controls recently deployed by HMRC have put an end to fraudsters spoofing the tax authority’s most recognisable helpline numbers.

Brexit risk assessment
02 Jul 2019

Brexit risk assessment

It looks increasingly likely that we are heading for a no-deal Brexit. Taken literally, this means that our present relaxed trading relationship with customers and suppliers in the EU will cease at the end of October this year.

Reconsider cycle to work scheme
02 Jul 2019

Reconsider cycle to work scheme

The government have recently announced that they are to extend the criteria for an approved, and therefore tax-effective, cycle-to-work scheme as part of their drive to reduce pollution and CO2 emissions in urban environments.

Update on the VAT reverse charge for building contractors
01 Jul 2019

Update on the VAT reverse charge for building contractors

From 1 October 2019, contractors who employ subcontractors, will need to assume responsibility for declaring and paying the VAT that was previously settled by their VAT registered subcontractors.

Tax Diary June/July 2019
30 May 2019

Tax Diary June/July 2019

Important tax dates to add to your calendar.

Employing students in the summer break
30 May 2019

Employing students in the summer break

The annual holidays can have knock on effects to your business when really important staff are on their holidays.

Tax free perk before annual leave
30 May 2019

Tax free perk before annual leave

It is possible to make small tax-free payments to employees, including directors, and this might be an appropriate time to make a small tax-free bonus in advance of the annual holidays.