Tax

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...

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...

Date What’s Due 1 March 2021 Corporation tax payment for year to 31/5/20 (unless quarterly instalments apply) 15 March 2021 February Furlough claims must be made by this date 19 March 2021 PAYE & NIC deductions, and CIS return and tax, for month to 5/03/21 (due 22/03 if you pay electronically) 1 April...

For every £2 that your adjusted net income exceeds £100,000 the £12,500 personal allowance is reduced by £1. Pension contributions and Gift Aid donations can help to reduce adjusted net income and save tax at an effective rate of 60%. The restriction applies between £100,000 and...

Following the UK’s departure from the EU, the government intend to establish new Freeports as a means to boost trade, jobs and investment across areas of the UK.   What are Freeports? Freeports operate as secure customs zones, they are usually located at ports or airports, where businesses...

This is a new tax which will apply to UK manufacturers of plastic packaging, importers of plastic packaging, business customers of manufacturers and importers of plastic packaging, and consumers who buy plastic packaging or goods in plastic packaging in the UK. Manufactures and importers of less...

The personal allowance will rise to £12,570 for 2021/2022 and the higher rate threshold will rise to £50,270. After that, both thresholds will remain frozen until 2025/2026.   Inheritance Tax Threshold The IHT Nil Rate Band threshold will be frozen at £325,000 until 2025/2026. The Residential Nil Rate Band...

From April 2023, the main rate of UK Corporation Tax will increase from 19% to 25% on profits of more than £250,000. The main rate of corporation tax for small profits of less than £50,000 will remain at 19%. There will also be marginal relief for limited...

The housing market has been severely affected by the pandemic, with activity and construction both slowing sharply. Moving house also has a multiplier effect on the economy as people tend to spend money decorating and furnishing their new home, with estimates suggesting that doing so...