Government confirms further details on EU Settlement Scheme
The government’s response to the Home Affairs Select Committee’s report on the delivery of Brexit, published in May 2018, committed to providing further details about the proposed EU Settlement Scheme in the next few Read more..
239 employers identified on latest list of national minimum wage offenders
The government has named and shamed another 239 employers for underpaying their workers the National Minimum Wage (NMW) or National Living Wage (NLW). The government’s latest “naming and shaming” list covers 22,400 Read more..
Acas publishes guidance for employers on suspension from work
Acas has published new guidance on the circumstances in which employers should consider suspending an employee. Suspension is where an employee continues to be employed but does not have to attend work or do any work. Read more..
Spousal tax reliefs for unmarried couples?
In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court has decided that the law preventing opposite sex couples from entering into a civil partnership breaches the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR). The appellants in this Read more..
What is Business Asset Rollover Relief?
Business Asset Rollover Relief allows taxpayers to delay paying Capital Gains Tax (CGT) on gains when they sell or dispose of certain assets and use all or part of the proceeds to buy new assets. The relief means that Read more..
1 million couples can still claim £900 tax refund
The marriage allowance allows couples to share part of their personal tax-free allowance in certain circumstances. The marriage allowance is available to married couples and those in a civil partnership where one partner Read more..
Investing in new equipment for your business?
The Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) provides 100% first year tax relief for qualifying expenditure on plant and machinery. It can be claimed by an individual, partnership or company carrying on a trade, profession or Read more..
Selling digital services to EU based customers
There are a number of VAT issues to consider if you are selling digital services from the UK to consumers based in other EU countries. Since 1 January 2015, the place of supply rules for these types of service is Read more..
The Bereavement Allowance was a weekly benefit that was payable to certain widows, widowers, or surviving civil partners whose spouse or civil partner died before 6 April 2017. Prior to that date, it was also possible Read more..
Claiming Income Tax if you have stopped work
HMRC issues guidance that covers what you need to do if you stopped work. The guidance covers the main reasons that you might have stopped work, for example, being made redundant or leaving your job. If you have been Read more..