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Tax Diary September/October 2019

1 August 2019 – Due date for Corporation Tax due for the year ended 31 October 2018. 1 September 2019 – Due date for Corporation Tax due for the year ended 30 November 2018. 19 September 2019 – PAYE and NIC deductions due for month ended 5 September 2019. (If you pay your tax electronically […]

Opening Banking is Here!

When is it happening? 14th September 2019 So what is Open Banking? Open Banking is a series of reforms to how banks deal with your financial information, called for by competition watchdog the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). It comes alongside a regulation with the snappy name ‘the second Payment Services Directive’ (PSD2), which also […]

Client News – Taste Divine August 2019

Sharing some news for one of our lovely clients – Taste Divinehttp://www.tastesdivine.co.uk/our-story/ Tastes Divine is having a very busy summer but as always, we will be running our 10 week  Monday evening cookery classes commencing Monday 23rd September at Cottingham High School 18.45 – 21.15 at a cost of £150 for the 10 weeks (this […]

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. Presently, HMRC excludes the last 18 months of your ownership – even if the property is let for this time – when assessing any CGT liability. In a draft of the […]

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. This is an attempt to tax, in the UK, revenues earned by these social media platforms from customers […]

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: “All new-build homes could soon be fitted with an electric car charge-point, the government has outlined today (15 July […]

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. The Department for Work and Pensions has recently set out new measures to transform how employers support and retain disabled staff and those with a health condition. Under the new measures the lowest paid employees would […]

Tax Diary August/September 2019

1 August 2019 – Due date for Corporation Tax due for the year ended 31 October 2018. 19 August 2019 – PAYE and NIC deductions due for month ended 5 August 2019. (If you pay your tax electronically the due date is 22 August 2019) 19 August 2019 – Filing deadline for the CIS300 monthly […]

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. From this date, registered subcontractors will no longer add VAT to their invoices and main contractors will pay this net of VAT amount. Now the challenging part. […]

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. E-bikes have an integrated motor that helps a cyclist pedal, allowing them to reach speeds of up to 15.5 mph in […]