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19-10-2017
Bereavement leave for parents who lose a child

Bereavement leave for parents who lose a child

The Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Bill has been published by the government. Although the Bill is a Private Members’ Bill, it has the full support of the government and ... read more

18-10-2017
Managing staff experiencing mental ill health

Managing staff experiencing mental ill health

Acas has launched new guidance to help employers manage staff who are experiencing mental health issues. The new guidance aims to help managers develop the right skills to support ... read more

18-10-2017
Is it a car or a van?

Is it a car or a van?

The First-Tier Tribunal recently heard three appeals that examined whether vehicles supplied to employees were vans or cars. The main appellant in this case was Coca-Cola European ... read more

18-10-2017
Non-residents selling UK home

Non-residents selling UK home

A capital gains tax (CGT) charge on the sale of UK residential property by non-UK residents was introduced in April 2015. A UK non-resident that sells UK residential property ... read more

18-10-2017
Overdrawn director’s loan account

Overdrawn director’s loan account

An overdrawn director's loan account is created when a director (or other close family members) ‘borrows’ money from their company. Many companies, particularly 'close' private ... read more

18-10-2017
HMRC to stop accepting personal credit cards

HMRC to stop accepting personal credit cards

HMRC has confirmed that they will no longer accept payments with a personal credit card from 13 January 2018. This includes payments for income tax, PAYE, VAT and many other taxes. ... read more

18-10-2017
Inactive companies and Corporation Tax

Inactive companies and Corporation Tax

There are a number of scenarios where HMRC would consider a company or organisation to be inactive for Corporation Tax (CT) purposes. This is a different categorisation to a ... read more

18-10-2017
What is a 'K' tax code?

What is a

The letters in an employee’s tax code signify their entitlement (or not) to the annual tax free personal allowance. The tax codes are updated annually, or when an employee's ... read more

11-10-2017
Do you pay tax on assets or cash you inherit?

Do you pay tax on assets or cash you inherit?

As a general rule, inheritance tax (IHT) is collected from a person’s estate when they die and can also be payable during a person’s lifetime on certain trusts and gifts. There is ... read more

11-10-2017
Tax implications on divorce or separation

Tax implications on divorce or separation

When a couple is separating or divorced it is unlikely that they are thinking about the tax implications. However, as the dust begins to settle it is important that the tax ... read more

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