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Pensioner Cost of Living Payment07-12-23
The Cost of Living support package has been designed to help over 8 million households in receipt of mean tested benefits. The details for Cost of Living Payments due in the 2023-24 tax year were published earlier this year and have recently been… Read more..
Pension Credit deadline07-12-23
Pension Credits can provide extra income to those over State Pension age and on a low income. The credits were first introduced in 2003 to keep retired people out of poverty. Pension Credit can top up: your weekly income to £201.05 if you are… Read more..
Help to Save scheme07-12-23
The Help to Save scheme is intended to help those on low incomes to boost their savings. Eligible users of the scheme can save between £1 and £50 every calendar month and receive a 50% government bonus. The 50% bonus is payable at the end of the… Read more..
More time to file company accounts07-12-23
The normal filing deadline for filing the accounts of a private limited company is nine months after the company’s financial year end. Known as the accounting reference date. For example, many companies have a year-end date of 31 March and are… Read more..
Autumn Finance Bill 2023 published07-12-23
The government published the Autumn Finance Bill 2023 on 29 November 2023. The Bill is officially known as Finance Bill 2023-24. The Bill contains the legislation for many of the tax measures announced in the recent Autumn Statement. The Autumn… Read more..
Working from home tax relief07-12-23
Employees who working from home may be able to claim tax relief for some of the bills they pay that are related to your work. Employers may reimburse employees for the additional household expenses incurred if regularly working at home. The relief… Read more..
Company accounts filing – don’t be late…05-12-23
It’s the directors’ responsibility to file their company’s accounts, and make sure they’re filed on time. It’s important to understand your role and how late filing could affect your company. Missing your filing deadline could affect your credit… Read more..
Focus on bottom line05-12-23
Most dictionaries define “bottom line” as “the most important thing to consider”. In financial circles it’s taken to mean a focus on profitability (the last line on a P&L accounts) or net worth (the bottom line of your… Read more..
What now, following the Autumn Statement30-11-23
In some respects, the Chancellor’s predicament is deserving of a sympathetic ear; its as if he has a long journey ahead but has one foot firmly nailed to the floor. Stagnant growth in the UK and global economy has driven up taxation in order to meet… Read more..
NIC changes for the self-employed30-11-23
In the recent Autumn Statement, the Chancellor announced two important changes to National Insurance contributions (NIC) for the self-employed. The first change concerns the removal of Class 2 NICs for the self-employed. This means that… Read more..
NIC changes for employees from 6 January 202430-11-23
In the recent Autumn Statement, the Chancellor announced a significant change to National Insurance contributions (NIC) for employees. There will be a cut in the main rate of Employee National Insurance from 6 January 2024. This will see Class 1… Read more..
Corporation Tax marginal rate30-11-23
The Corporation Tax main rate for companies with profits in excess of £250,000 increased to 25% on 1 April 2023. A Small Profits Rate (SPR) of 19% was also introduced from the same date for companies with profits of up to £50,000 ensuring these… Read more..