Individuals should be aware of fake e-mails currently in circulation, claiming to be from Companies House. One e-mail is regarding a “Company Complaint” and has a zip file attached containing an .exe file which installs a virus on your computer if opened. The e-mail looks genuine, even containing the correct Companies House contact details. Another […]READ MORE »
As accountants, we recognise that when something goes wrong with regards to your employees, the potential costs to your bottom line could be significant. We are therefore delighted to be hosting a series of exclusive seminars in conjunction with Peninsula, the UK’s most experienced and comprehensive Employment Law and Health and Safety consultancy. Our seminars […]READ MORE »
If you have received a Self Assessment tax return or notice to complete a tax return and not taken action, HMRC is giving you the chance to come forward and pay the tax owed. HMRC’s latest campaign started on 9th July and applies to tax returns for any year up to 2011-12. As part of […]READ MORE »
RTI “Relaxed Reporting” Update HMRC has announced that it will be extending its temporary relaxation of the Real Time Information reporting rules for smaller businesses from October 2013 until April 2014. The rules apply to businesses with fewer than 50 employees and allow them to send PAYE information to HM Revenue and Customs by the […]READ MORE »
Corporation Tax relief will be made available to the animation, high end TV and video games industries from 1 April 2013, meaning that companies will be able to claim a payable tax credit from HM Revenue & Customs against production costs. The tax relief, known as ‘Creative Industry Tax Credits’ closely follows the existing film […]READ MORE »
HMRC are urging new businesses which need to register for VAT to do so online. Registering for VAT online has now become easier, more secure and faster than using a paper form. As well as providing users with online help, the system provides an immediate on-screen acknowledgement when HMRC has received the application. Around 4 […]READ MORE »
PAUL BRIDES advises on new company car advisory fuel rates that are to take effect from 1 March 2013. Employers are advised that for one month from the date of change, they are permitted to use either the previous or new current rates. They may therefore make or require supplementary payments if they so wish, […]READ MORE »
Following George Osborne’s Budget announcement, Group Tax Director GILL MOLLOY gives an overview of the key points. Please click the link below to view the PDF document. The Budget 2013 If you have any queries or require further clarification on any of these areas, please contact Group Tax Director GILL MOLLOY on 0161 7032500 or […]READ MORE »
HMRC has announced it will continue to run its “Alternative Dispute Resolution Service” (ADR). ADR was initially set up as a two-year pilot scheme for SME’s (small to medium sized businesses), to settle any disagreements following compliance checks carried out by HMRC. As part of the service, a business or individual is allocated an independent mediator […]READ MORE »
The Government has formed an agreement with the Isle of Man to crack down on individuals who try to hide their money offshore. The agreement is part of the Government’s offshore anti-evasion strategy and follows agreements previously made with the US and last month with Switzerland. Under the agreement, a disclosure facility will be set […]READ MORE »
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