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Business Rates Relief: Extensions and Cuts

November’s Autumn Statement included a package of measures to help alleviate the burden of business rates in England and on the Scottish islands, but Wales won’t be so fortunate. 75% relief rules Retail, hospitality and leisure properties that do not qualify for small business rates relief currently receive a 75%...

ISA Reforms From April

Changes to individual savings account (ISA) rules coming into effect from 6th April 2024 will...

The National Insurance Tax Cut

For employees, the national insurance cut announced in the Autumn Statement took effect on 6...

Updated tax guidance for electric company car charging

HMRC has updated its guidance to clarify that there is no taxable benefit when an...

The Decline of Trusts

The number of trusts filing self-assessment tax returns for 2021/22 was 37% lower than for 2003/04. The decline comes as...
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R&D tax relief schemes set to merge, but concerns remain

The two existing research and development (R&D) tax relief schemes are set to merge. However the newly created scheme will...
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NIC reforms for the self-employed

National insurance contribution (NIC) changes for the self-employed announced in the Autumn Statement come in from 6 April 2024 and...
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VAT registration goes online only

HMRC is moving ahead with its ‘digital by default’ ambition by pushing VAT registration to online only. Any business unable...
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National Living and Minimum Wages increase

Minimum wage rates will see substantial increases from 1 April 2024 – welcome news for younger workers and apprentices, but...
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Free property alerts for landlords

Landlords in England and Wales might not be aware, but there is a free property alert service that monitors any...
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