The Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development, OECD, an organisation which promotes policies which will improve the economic and social welfare of people around the world which has published, on the 21 July 14, a publication outlining the standards agreed… Continue reading
The Finance Bill has now received Royal assent and controversial accelerated payment notices are now law. This means from next month HMRC can issue accelerated payment notices to people HMRC consider have been involved in tax avoidance vehicles and demand… Continue reading
Tax avoidance is an all too common headline in the papers these days, it seems as though almost every celebrity is at it to some degree or another, while the man or woman in the street is struggling to make… Continue reading
How should Freelancers and contractors cope with the world cup?
The football world cup is just around the corner and the excitement is building for both football and non football fans alike.
The world cup give employers an added problem,… Continue reading
One thing most people would agree on is tax is complicated. The detail of tax is where people will disagree and politicians spend an awful lot of time debating, amending, rewriting and tinkering with tax laws.
An aspect or idiosyncrasy… Continue reading
HMRC published a consultation document this week where it discussed proposals on how to recover tax debts directly from tax payers bank accounts without the need for a court order.
This would be used to target any taxpayer who owes… Continue reading
Easter has now passed, the weather is getting better and the days are becoming longer and people tend to be thinking more about the future and new business ventures and job opportunities.
Maybe you are thinking of leaving your corporate… Continue reading
Childcare can be a headache for working people and every little bit of help with costs is appreciated by working parents.
HMRC currently offer a childcare vouchers scheme which will continue, but here is also a new scheme, Tax Free… Continue reading
A last minute reminder for 13/14 personal tax year. The personal tax year ends on the 5 April 14, if you have not already done so, then you should consider making use of your ISA allowance before it is too… Continue reading
This is a question we often get asked as we are specialist freelancer accountants and look after the accounting and taxation affairs of many freelancer and contractors.
First thing is find out whether there is any demand for your services… Continue reading