Tier Local Lockdown

By Gary Robinson / October 22, 2020

There is expected to announce a three-tier alert system of medium, high and very high risk, in the face of escalating numbers of infections in the various parts of the country. Tier one, the lowest level of concern, would see national restrictions such as the rule of six, a 10pm curfew on restaurants and pubs…

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Tax Scams in the Pandemic

By Gary Robinson / October 8, 2020

A Freedom of Information request from the firm has revealed taxpayers reported 9,948 Covid-related scams to HMRC between January and June. Activity peaked in May, with 5,048 incidents explicitly mentioning Covid, then proceeded to fall by over 55% to 2,495 in June. The total number of all phishing scams reported to HMRC was 44,777 in…

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Scottish Tax Payers

By Gary Robinson / February 20, 2020

However, it will freeze the higher and additional rates so that there is increasing divergence between Scottish and rest of UK taxpayers. The Scottish Budget was delayed from December after the UK general election was called and had to be held before the UK Budget on March 11 due to legal requirements to set council…

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Ways to get Your Accountancy Fee’s Down

By Gary Robinson / January 2, 2020

Why Should I Get My Tax Return Prepared Early One of the questions that I often get asked is why I should get my tax return done early I will get it done in December or January and make them wait. HM Revenue & Customs issues a notice to complete a tax return for individuals…

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Help Paying Your Tax

By Gary Robinson / November 14, 2019

Paying Your Tax The tax return deadline approaching there will be some people among us that need to settle our tax liabilities by 31 January 2019. This comes at a time when some people will have cashflow problems as this is just after Christmas when the credit card bill have arrived and most of us…

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Tax Return deadlines

By Gary Robinson / November 7, 2019

Tax Return If you been sent a notice to complete a self-assessment income tax return you have until 31 January every year to get this submitted to HM Revenue & Customs or you will incur late filing penalties depending how long this is outstanding for. Late Filing Penalties Up to 3 Months £100.00 if it…

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Tax Returns and The Fines

By Gary Robinson / October 31, 2019

Tax Return If you been sent a notice to complete a self-assessment income tax return you have until 31 January every year to get this submitted to HM Revenue & Customs or you will incur late filing penalties depending how long this is outstanding for. Late Filing Penalties Up to 3 Months £100.00 if it…

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Paper Tax Returns

By Gary Robinson / October 17, 2019

Tax Return If you are looking to submit your tax return on papers the 31 October is the last day you can do this. If you have a tax return to submit this will then have to be completed online but you first need to register with HM Revenue & Customs online services first, the…

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Student Loan

By Gary Robinson / September 19, 2019

Do You Have a Student Loan? Do you have a student loan, if so are you repaying this, and do you know that this to be declared on your tax return? Repaying Student Loan There are different ways to repay this it can be either: Through your tax return Through your payroll (deducted monthly from…

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