HMRC Custom Declaration Training Grants

To ensure that trade with the EU continues as smoothly as possible after Brexit on 31 October, HMRC are offering 2 grants to help businesses complete customs declarations in preparation for the UK leaving the EU.

Details on how to apply and who is eligible in this week’s blog.


August Newsletter

A round up of all that’s new and changing in tax and payroll. Click here


HMRC’s plan to accelerate Capital Gains Tax

From April 2020, the way that you report and pay the tax on a gain from the sale of residential property is changing. Jo explains more in her blog.


Import VAT – changes from 15 July

Changes to Import VAT on goods that you do not own come into effect on 15th July. More details here.


Company Car Advisory Fuel Rates increase from 1st June 2019

Full details and details of the amounts to pay for electric cars here.

Company Cars – informing HMRC

HMRC have added a new category to their form P46 (car) – Tracy explains more in her blog.

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Property Tax Changes – Sale of own home Principal Private Residence Relief

You do not pay tax on the sale of your own home if you have occupied throughout the period of ownership. For periods you have not occupied the house tax  may be payable.  Find out more in Jo’s Blog

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Making Tax Digital Guidance and Links

We have noted a few HMRC links on MTD that you may find useful. 

Registering for VAT after 1 April 2019?

If you’re required to register for VAT after 1 April 2019,  Making Tax Digital for VAT will apply to you.  The ideal time for registering is soon after you have submitted your last return using the old system. Read more in Jo’s blog. 

HMRC Tax Calculation Forms P800

If you receive one of these calculations from HMRC, we would encourage you to check them. More info in Jo’s blog. 

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EIS Schemes and Directors

Do you qualify for EIS relief?  Jo explains in her blog.

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Handpicked Accountants

S R Lynn & Co become Handpicked Accountants.  Read more.

The  Marriage Allowance will let you transfer £1,250 of your Personal Allowance to your partner. This is the amount of income people can get before paying tax.

To register your interest in the Married Couples Transferable Allowance with HMRC click here. 

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