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8 Reasons To Have a Shareholders’ Agreement

PURPOSE Even though there is no legal requirement to have a formal shareholders agreement, every company with more than one shareholder is well advise... Read More >>
Penalties to be points based

Drivers face disqualification from driving if they accumulate 12 or more penalty points for driving offences. The resulting ban can last from 4 to pos... Read More >>
Tax security deposits to be extended

Continuing the theme from last week’s blog post, we have listed details of a forthcoming change to the taxation of companies that were disclosed... Read More >>
Do not fall for spoof emails from the taxman

New figures show that HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) requested a record 20,750 malicious sites to be taken down in the past 12 months, an increase of 2... Read More >>
Advance notice

Last week the Treasury issued draft clauses for the forthcoming Finance Bill (to be published after the Autumn Budget later this year). These will set... Read More >>
Tax Diary July/August 2018

1 July 2018 – Due date for corporation tax due for the year ended 30 September 2017. 6 July 2018 – Complete and submit forms P11D return o... Read More >>
Director minimum salary levels 2018-19

Many director shareholders take a minimum salary and any balance of remuneration as dividends. This tends to reduce National Insurance Contributions (... Read More >>
Self-employed tax bills

Whether you pay income tax or National Insurance, the effect on your cash flow is the same. The payments are a necessary part of our obligation to fun... Read More >>
Construction drawn into VAT reverse charge process

It would seem, that HMRC is keen to plug the apparent drain from VAT receipts when contractors and sub-contractors charge their customers VAT and then... Read More >>
Unmarried couples to qualify for spousal tax breaks

In a landmark decision, the Supreme Court has ruled that discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation, or a decision to live together rather than... Read More >>
Why don\’t they join up the dots

According to HMRC, around three million couples across the UK have boosted their finances by claiming the Marriage Allowance, but more than a million ... Read More >>

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