Handy guide showing all the main tax categories for the tax year 2018/19 - includes taxable income bands and tax rates, tax-free mileage allowances, vehicle and fuel benefits in kind, captial gains tax and UK Company taxation information.
Chancellor Philip Hammond has delivered his Spring Statement 2018, and on his promise to move away from two major fiscal announcements every year. There was no red briefcase, no red book, and no tax changes as the chancellor announced updated economic forecasts in a speech lasting less than half the length of any of his previous statements.
Not that it comes as a surprise seeing that Hammond moved this to a Tuesday, rather than keeping it in its usual slot straight after prime minister’s questions on a Wednesday.
How to include charitable donations in your tax planning strategy.
Incorporating charitable giving into your tax planning strategy can be a useful way to reduce both your income tax and the inheritance tax (IHT) that will eventually become payable on your estate.
What to expect when the Revenue comes knocking.
Anyone whose business comes under the Revenue's microscope is usually in for a roller-coaster ride. HMRC has upped its game in recent years when it comes to probing businesses or sole traders who may be suspected of falsely reporting or underpaying tax.
New rules are coming into force on 6 April 2018.
The tax treatment of termination payments can be complex, not least because a termination package typically comprises several different elements, which may be treated differently for tax and national insurance purposes.
What tax powers are moving away from Westminster?
It may feel like we're living in increasingly uncertain times ever since the UK voted to leave the EU.
That centred on most of the electorate's desire to obtain more devolved powers from Brussels, but in reality devolution has been going on a lot closer to home for decades.
The default basis for landlords' accounts.
Traders have been able to prepare their accounts using the cash basis since April 2013, as long as they meet certain eligibility conditions. This option was extended to landlords running unincorporated property businesses from 6 April 2017.
However, while traders must elect for the cash basis, it applies by default to landlords who meet the qualifying conditions.
What to expect when providing staff with perks.
Most employers choose to recognise the ongoing commitment made by their members of staff by providing various benefits and rewards. Whether that's in the form of the Christmas party or it extends to benefits such as a cash bonus or flexitime, it all helps to ensure employees feel valued and motivated.