HMRC to retrospectively recoup Child Benefit charges

THE GOVERNMENT has confirmed that the upcoming Finance Bill will include changes to discovery assessments, allowing HMRC to recoup unpaid [...]

Electric car charging points – is it tax free?

AS PART OF the UK Government’s climate change initiative to encourage drivers to ‘go electric’, the Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps, [...]

Received an automated message from HMRC saying you are under investigation? Why you should NOT reply

ITS APPROACHING that time of year when taxpayers start thinking about their self assessment returns and tax refunds. This is [...]

Millions paid in avoidable Inheritance Tax

SHIPLEYS TAX - Tax Bites A RECENT study on Inheritance Tax paid suggests that many hundreds of taxpayers are being [...]

Incorporating your GP Practice – is it right for you?

GP PRACTICES in England are able to incorporate and trade as limited companies holding a GMS, PMS or APMS contracts [...]

BUDGET 2021 – At a glance

The Chancellor Rishi Sunak delivered his second Budget of 2021 on 26 Oct 2021 with a focus on increasing spending [...]

HMRC starts furlough fraud checks

HMRC have started to open compliance checks into employers’ Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) claims after sending thousands of “nudge” letters earlier [...]

How to make childcare costs Tax-efficient

PAYING for childcare can be expensive. The tax system, however, can provide somewhat of a helping hand. In recent years, [...]

New NIC tax rates – how are you affected?

NEWS UPDATE On 7 September 2021 Boris Johnson announced that NI and dividend tax rates will be hiked to help [...]

Back to School Fees Tax Planning: Good design or good fortune?

UPDATED 27/8/21 IT IS ANECDOTALLY REPORTED that due to the pandemic, birth rates are expected to rise. With estimates for [...]

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