In a longer than usual Budget speech, and in a slightly more jocular than usual mood, the Chancellor laid out the government’s vision for post-Brexit Britain. With a raft of measures aimed at shoring up businesses, infrastructure and the health service, Mr Hammond used the better than expected public finances to present an upbeat programme. Leaving some of the major announcements for last, this was a Budget to mark the coming of the end of austerity.
More details available in S R Lynn Co – Budget Summary.
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.
EIS Schemes and Directors
Do you qualify for EIS relief? Jo explains in her blog.
Company Car Advisory Fuel Rates
HMRC have updated their Advisory Fuel Rates. The new rates from September 2018 can be viewed here.
VAT Notice 700/22 Making Tax Digital
HMRC have issued VAT Notice 700/22 MTD for VAT. This sets out examples of how digital links can be used and where they are required.
VAT registered businesses should take the time now to look at this notice, as MTD for VAT comes in to effect April 2019. More info in Jo’s Blog.
S R Lynn & Co become Handpicked Accountants. Read more.
Abolition of Class 2 National Insurance
The Government has delayed the abolition of Class 2 National Insurance until 6 April 2019. Read more here.
When does a Business need to register for VAT?
In her blog, Jo looks at VAT registration and items you can exclude when deciding if you need to register for VAT.
The Marriage Allowance will let you transfer £1,190 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.
Previous blogs you may find of interest…
- AIA Increase
- Apprenticeship Levy
- Audit Exemption
- Business Cars Capital Allowances
- Business Travel Expenses
- Capital Gains Tax for Non-Residents – Sales of UK Residential Property
- Child Benefit Opt Out
- Class 2 National Insurance Contributions
- Companies House Filing Dates
- Company Car Advisory Fuel Rates
- Construction Industry Scheme
- Dividend Payments and Documentation
- Dividend Tax Rates
- Employment Allowance
- Employment Status Indicator
- Financial Thresholds
- Gender Pay Gap Reporting
- Income Shifting
- Interim or Final Dividend?
- IR35 Employment Status
- Junior ISAs
- LISA Savings Account
- Limited Liability Partnerships
- National Minimum/Living Wage
- Part-time Carers
- Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme
- Should you charge VAT to Overseas Customers?
- Student Loans
- Tax Free Childcare
- Trading Disclosures
- Useful Figures
- VAT Fuel Scale Charges
- VAT registration and de-registration thresholds