Author: DPC Accountants

If you are notifying HMRC of a decision to opt to tax land and buildings, you are normally required to notify HMRC within 30 days. The 30 day deadline was temporarily extended to 90 days to help businesses and agents during the pandemic, but that...

Draft legislation has been published to change the basis periods for the assessment of self-employed profits to coincide with the tax year. The proposed new rules provide that from 2023/24 onwards profits or losses will be apportioned to tax years where the period of account...

The temporary 5% VAT rate that has applied to supplies made in the tourism and hospitality sector since the start of the pandemic comes to an end at the end of September. The rate then increases to 12.5% from 1 October until 31 March 2022...

As part of the governments Health and Social Care proposals, an increase of 1.25% to all current dividend tax rates has been announced with effect from 6 April 2022. The increase will apply to all taxable dividends outside of the personal allowance and dividend allowance. Current...

On 7 September the Prime Minister unveiled a £12billion a year tax rise to pay for the NHS and social care. From April 2022, a temporary increase in National Insurance Contributions rates and tax in dividends will increase by 1.25%. Current Rates 2022/23 NIC Rates 2023/24...

Remember that there are key steps that need to be followed as far as employment law is concerned. It is also important to treat any payments on termination of employment correctly for tax and national insurance purposes. In genuine redundancy situations, the first £30,000 paid...

The Government are pulling the plug on support to employers for furloughed staff at the end of September as they anticipate that the economy will be back to normal by October. The grant claims for employees furloughed in the month of September are 60% of...

“Small” businesses will be outside of the new obligations and services supplied to such organisations will continue to be dealt with under the current IR35 rules with the worker and his or her personal service company effectively self-assessing whether the rules apply to that particular...

The "off-payroll" working rules that apply to certain workers supplying their services to clients via their own personal service companies started with effect from 6 April 2021. Under this new regime end user businesses will be required to determine whether that individual would have been treated...