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IR35 Tax Changes

IR35 was introduced by HMRC in 1999 to make sure everyone is paying the correct amount of tax. The key […]

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Domestic Reverse Charge For VAT

The Domestic Reverse Charge (DRC) is a new way of accounting for VAT for builders and others caught under the […]

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A Tax Efficient Virtual Christmas Do

A smorgasboard of new phrases have bounced into our everday conversations this year – including virtual Christmas do. As we […]

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Working From Home

Thousands of employees are now being required to work from home due to Covid-19.

But are they all claiming the tax back on the extra costs that are being incurred?
We outline exactly what you can claim and how to claim in this week’s blog.

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Deferring VAT and Income Tax

On 20 March 2020, the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer announced a package of COVID-19 measures. The measures on tax include […]

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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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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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Time To Revamp Or Upgrade Your Website?

We offer the usual accountancy services that you might expect, like helping you with your bookkeeping, VAT and tax returns. But so does every accountant. At Simas one of our main areas of focus is to help our clients grow and this shines through in the way we work with you.

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