One week left to pay self-assessment bills

Self-Assessment taxpayers have until 1 April 2022 to pay their tax bill for 2020-21 or set up a payment plan to avoid incurring a penalty. A payment plan, if agreed with HMRC, will allow a taxpayer to spread the cost of their bill into manageable monthly instalments....

Energy bills support 2022

We have summarised below the three main sources of government support to assist householders with their energy bills for the coming year. They are: A £200 discount on their energy bill this Autumn for domestic electricity customers in Great Britain. This will be paid...

Spring Statement 2022

Caught between a rock and a hard place the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, presented his Spring Statement which updated parliament on the current state of the economy as published by the Office for Budgetary Responsibility (OBS).  It also included a number of tax and NIC...

Increase in Corporation Tax next year

In just over a year’s time, from 1 April 2023, corporation tax rates are increasing. At present, companies pay tax on profits at a single rate of 19%, irrespective of the amounts of profits subject to corporation tax. From 1 April 2023, this elegantly simple process...

Tax free gifts

There are three circumstances when you may not have to pay capital gains tax (CGT) on a gift. They are: It the taxable value of the gift is below the CGT annual tax-free allowance of £12,300. Gifts to your spouse or civil partner, or Gifts to charities. Gifts to your...