Tax Tag

Keeping good financial records is of vital importance to a business of any size, not just from an accounting point of view but also from a management and business running perspective. As well as being used to assess tax liabilities, accurate financial records can be...

From the 7th January 2013 The Government will introduce the new High income child benefit tax charge (HICBC).  The Government’s plans will means test child benefit, taking it away from tax payers earning over £60K and tapering it where income lies between £50-60K.  Child benefit...

What is Real Time Information (RTI)? RTI is a new system that's being introduced by HMRC to improve the operation of Pay as You Earn (PAYE). PAYE information will be collected more regularly, easily and efficiently when employers submit their regular payroll submissions. It is anticipated...

The Enterprise Investment Scheme has been around since April 2009, helping small higher risk trading companies raise finance by providing incentive to investors by way of tax reliefs. However there is a new scheme called the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) that will come into...

For another year the Chancellor has been tasked with delivering the government’s plans to restore the country to financial good health whilst juggling the need to continue with austerity cuts, maintain the tax take and keep the voters happy. Naturally my interest is drawn to...