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New Companies House powers

The recently introduced Economic Crime and Transparency Act has gifted Companies House a range of new powers aimed at reducing ...
/ Business Support

Cyber protection laws introduced

New consumer protections against hacking and cyber-attacks came into force at the end of April 2024. All internet connected smart ...
/ General

Tax Diary June/July 2024

1 June 2024 - Due date for corporation tax due for the year ended 31 August 2023. 19 June 2024 ...
/ Tax Diary

Hiring customs agents

Customs declarations can be difficult and time consuming to complete. Businesses can make their own custom's declarations; however, this is ...
/ Customs Duties

Business rates relief in England

Business rates are a tax on non-domestic premises, including most commercial properties such as shops, offices, pubs, warehouses and factories ...
/ Business Support

Directors who are liable for unpaid tax

HMRC has the power to make directors personally liable for paying the tax debts of companies they have been involved ...
/ Corporation Tax

Self-employed tax basis period reform

The self-employed tax basis period reform has changed the way trading income is allocated to tax years. Under the reforms, ...
/ Income Tax

New tips guidance published

New rules that stop employers from withholding tips from people working in the hospitality, leisure and services sectors are a ...
/ Employee Benefits

VAT boost to charitable donations

The government is looking to introduce a new relief that would provide a VAT boost to charitable donations. The new ...
/ Value Added Tax

Post Office Offences Bill to be extended

The Government has tabled amendments to expand the territorial extent of the Post Office Offences Bill. Convictions resulting from the ...
/ General

Free management course for SMEs

The government has launched the new Help to Grow: Management Essentials course; a short online course with practical tips and ...
/ Business Support

Checking your National Insurance records

There is an online service available on HMRC to check your National Insurance Contributions (NIC) record online. The service is ...
/ National Insurance