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Tax Diary August/September 2019
31 Jul 2019

Tax Diary August/September 2019

Add these important tax dates to your diary for August and September! 

Low paid workers to qualify for sick-pay
31 Jul 2019

Low paid workers to qualify for sick-pay

The government has started a consultation to transform support for sick and disabled staff and remove barriers for employees.

New homes to have car charge-points
31 Jul 2019

New homes to have car charge-points

In a bid to accommodate yet more electric vehicles on our roads, the government has launched a consultation aimed at increasing the number of homes with electric car charge-points. In a recent press release they said:

Internet giants face tax-hike
31 Jul 2019

Internet giants face tax-hike

It has been confirmed that from April 2020, the government will introduce a new 2% Digital Services Tax (DST) on the revenues of search engines, social media platforms and online marketplaces which derive value from UK users.

Changes to private residence relief
31 Jul 2019

Changes to private residence relief

If you rent out all or part of your home this may create a Capital Gains Tax (CGT) charge when you sell the property.

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.

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