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Digital tax reporting from April 2018

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The government has announced that digital tax reporting for unincorporated businesses and landlords will start in April 2018, despite calls for it to be delayed. But there will be relaxations from what had originally been planned.…

FRS 102: Small companies called to account

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For accounting periods starting on or after 1 January 2016, small companies face radical reforms to the presentation of their financial reports under Financial Reporting Standard 102 (FRS 102) Section 1A. Therefore a company with…

Charities: what makes a good impact report

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An Impact Report should clearly be able to show the effect a charity is having with the use of the donations it has received. A question that charities should be asking themselves is “how do our…

People with Significant Control Register (PSC Register) – Q&A’s

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What is the People with Significant Control Register (PSC Register)? From 6 April 2016, UK Companies and Limited Liability Partnerships are required to maintain a PSC register and investigate any potential PSC’s who may require…

Beetles over Juiced?

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Recent stories in the media about over-emitting diesel VWs raised questions about how these polluting vehicles are taxed when it comes to assessing benefits in kind. Are employees driving around in company VWs in peril…

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Farmers, milk pools and quotas

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Milk quotas have been abolished after more than three decades of EU attempts to control dairy production. Whilst this may lead to milk pools and butter mountains in the future, a current tax issue for…

Party Leaders Don’t Know the Difference Between Tax Evasion & Avoidance

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"Promises to clamp down on both make no sense" In the pre-election frenzy to win votes, some party leaders are promising to clamp down on both tax evasion and tax avoidance - but a top…