Request that the pension charge is paid by your fund by 31 July

The Pension Annual Allowance tax charge depends on the individual’s marginal rate of tax. Where their income exceeds £150,000 it would be at 45%. Thus if the pension input for 2018/19 Was £40,000 and the limit is tapered to £10,000 the excess of £30,000 would incur a...

Doctors lobbying for pension tax changes

Hospital doctors and GPs are lobbying the government to amend the pension tax rules as the current system of restricting tax relief on pension contributions means many doctors paying almost all of the extra salary back in tax if they take on additional...

High income child benefit charge and state pension

We recently looked at tax planning to minimise or eliminate the high-income child benefit to keep both husband and wife (or civil partners) looking after a child below the £50,000 threshold. Where the income of one of the individuals exceeds £60,000 such that the...

Personal service company changes from April 2020

In the Autumn Budget, the Chancellor announced that the “off payroll” workers rules that currently apply in the public sector would be rolled out to the private sector in 2020. The government has now issued a consultation paper that sets out proposed tax...

Tax diary of main events (July)

2019 Dates What’s Due 1 July Corporation tax for year to 30/9/18 (unless pay quarterly) 5 July Last date for agreeing PAYE settlement agreements for 2018/19 employee benefits 5 July Deadline for agents and tenants to submit returns of rent paid to non-resident...