Changing Your Company Car? What About a Hybrid Next?

The next Finance Bill will include legislation to reduce significantly the taxable benefit on the provision of low CO2 emission cars from April 2020. From 2020 there will be a 2% benefit in kind for company cars that emit no CO2 such as electric and hydrogen powered...

Diary of Main Tax Events November/December 2017

Date What’s Due 1/11 Corporation tax for year to 31/01/17, unless quarterly installments apply 19/11 PAYE & NIC deductions, and CIS return and tax, for month to 5/11/17 (due 22/11 if you pay electronically) 1/12 Corporation tax for year to 28/02/17, unless...

Reporting VAT Online – Aren’t We Doing That Already?

Last month we reported that the government had announced the delay of Making Tax Digital for Business (MTDfB) to 2020 at the earliest but that quarterly VAT reporting, using the new system will be mandatory from 2019. Surely we are doing that already you might say....

Trivial Benefits

Remember that from 6 April 2016, benefits are exempt from tax and NICs if all the following conditions are satisfied: the cost of providing the benefit does not exceed £50; the benefit is not cash or a cash voucher; the employee is not entitled to the benefit as part...

Is Your Company Carrying Out Research and Development?

Many companies are still missing out on valuable tax breaks for expenditure on research and development (R&D). Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have recently updated their guidance on claiming R&D tax credit relief and have reminded companies that it is possible to...