Video guide for business

Ten bite sized online video guides from HMRC for new and small businesses Topics include setting up in business, record keeping, income tax, corporation tax and...

Tax – time to pay

The new Business Support service continues to offer tax payers deferred terms for settlement of their tax liabilities. Nationally the feedback from businesses and individuals who have made applications has been promising – HMRC have been sympathetic and...

Joys of parenthood – tax tips for parents

Some tax saving tips for parents From 6 April 2009 expectant mothers can claim a lump sum of £190 in the 25th week of pregnancy. Claim forms are only available from the midwife or doctor. The midwife or doctor will need to complete their parts of the form and sign and...

Do you want to pay 40%, 50% or even 61% tax?

New tax rates – you have choices! We all know the story. Banks not properly regulated by the Government, and bailed out to the tune of billions and billions of pounds. The figure given in the budget was £175 billion deficit up from an expected £38 billion...

HM Revenue spend £1 billion on enforcement

HM Revenue & Customs have announced they will spend £1 billion on enforcement and compliance this year, in the hope that they will cut tax avoidance and evasion by £2.4 billion.see Times article That is a huge quarter of its £4 billion budget to be spent on...