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Payments received after company is dissolved

Any assets or rights (but not liabilities) remaining in a company at the date of dissolution will pass to the ...
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Haulage company charged with loan fraud

An interesting case has seen a haulage company based in the West Midlands have their operator licence revoked. This followed ...
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VAT Margin Scheme bad debt relief

The VAT bad debt relief rules allow businesses to claim bad debt relief and reclaim the VAT they have paid ...
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Transport restrictions eased

The government has announced plans to introduce a temporary extension to road haulage cabotage rules to alleviate pressures with the ...
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Claiming tariff quotas to reduce import duties

Tariff quotas are a special mechanism for importing limited supplies of specific goods at a lower rate of customs duty ...
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Self-Assessment filing deadlines

The 2020-21 tax return deadline for submitting your paper Self-Assessment returns is 31 October 2021. The tax deadline for submitting ...
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Getting prepared to use Freeport customs sites

In the Spring Budget earlier this year, the chancellor announced that eight Freeport locations would be created in England. The ...
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Valuing property for ATED

The Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings (ATED) is a tax payable by certain Non-Natural Persons (NNPs) that own interests in ...
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What goods are eligible for the margin scheme?

There are a few VAT margin schemes. The margin schemes work by allowing qualifying businesses to account for VAT on ...
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Don’t miss out on this tax allowance

If you are entitled to the marriage allowance and have not yet applied, then you could receive a payment of ...
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Letting agencies and the Money Laundering Regulations

HMRC is responsible for the money laundering supervision of certain businesses including letting agencies. Businesses that HMRC is responsible for ...
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Have you claimed your Child Trust Fund cash?

Young persons who turned 18 on or after 1 September 2020 may have cash waiting in a dormant Child Trust ...
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£500 million Plan for Jobs Expansion

The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has announced a £500 million expansion of the Plan for Jobs as part of his speech ...
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Tax and termination payments

The tax treatment of termination payments has changed significantly over recent years. The changes have aligned the rules for tax ...
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Reporting grants received to HMRC

Most COVID support grants are treated as taxable income in the same way as other taxable receipts and need to ...
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Raising capital using the EIS

The Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) has been designed to increase investment in the early development of high potential growth businesses ...
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Hospitality trades temporary reduction in VAT has expired

The temporary reduced rate of 5% for hospitality, holiday accommodation and attractions that came into effect in July 2020 ended ...
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£500m support for vulnerable households

The government has launched a new £500 million package of support for vulnerable households. The new Household Support Fund will ...
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Completing a One Stop Shop VAT return

HMRC’s guidance on how to complete and submit a One Stop Shop (OSS) VAT Return from 1 October 2021 has ...
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More on possible change to tax year end date

As we mentioned in a recent post, the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) has released a new video on a ...
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