Taxation

Information about taxation matters

HMRC’s Let Property Campaign

HMRC’s Let Property Campaign is targeting landlords who may have unpaid tax. This would be as a result of failing to declare income from letting out residential property. The scheme is open to those that have multiple properties, single rentals, student rentals, or holiday lettings.

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Company Car Versus Car Allowance

The company car is still considered a desirable job perk but many employers are now offering a company car allowance as an alternative.
But what is the difference between a company car and a company car allowance? Which option is right for you?

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Buy To Let Property – Our Top 5 Tips

For many people, the idea of investing in property still appeals, despite stalled house prices, a stamp duty tax crackdown on buying property investments and an income tax raid on rent. Read our 5 Top Tips for Landlords considering investing in buy to Let property.

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Marriage Tax Allowance

Are you married or in a civil partnership? If so you may be entitled to a £900 tax break called the marriage tax allowance. Yet about one million couples are still missing out.
Read on to find out more about what this new tax is, who qualifies for it and details of how to claim.

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How To Spot And Avoid HMRC Phishing Scams

As HMRC moves more of its services online, fraudsters are exploiting this transition by targeting taxpayers with fake emails. With an increasing number of phishing scams, HMRC has released updated guidance on how to recognise genuine contact from its agents.

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Final Countdown Towards Making Tax Digital

The steps you need to take to get ready for April 2019 will depend on what software you use currently. Many businesses will already be using accounting software that has been tested and approved by HMRC, in which case the steps needed for April 2019 will be minimal.

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Making Tax Digital – The Journey Continues

As advances in technology are harnessed by software developers, the future of accountancy will be less about Making Tax Digital and more about accountants acting as consultants through advising their clients about their business activities in real-time.

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Making Tax Digital – What You Need To Know

Essentially, MTD is about helping businesses to spend less time working on their finances whilst simultaneously ensuring that your finances are more accurate and up to date. Read our blog to discover the four main benefits of MTD, and what it means for your business.

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Elections and tax changes (or not as the case may be)

What an interesting world we currently live in, with proposed tax changes coming in and then being u-turned and delayed!   […]

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We’re now FreeAgent Accredited Advisors and KashFlow resellers

Continuing our quest to become the area’s experts in cloud software accounting solutions, Bedfordshire based accountants Simas Accounting & Tax […]

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