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Extended deadline for self-assessment tax returns 20/21

Extended deadline for self-assessment tax returns 20/21

Extended deadline  Due to the ongoing pandemic, HMRC has extended the deadline for submitting outstanding returns. It is now 28 February 2022. Prior to this date, no penalty will be charged.    Penalties  Returns received after this date will result in a late return...
Employer support for ACCA trainees and members

Employer support for ACCA trainees and members

ACCA wants to raise the bar. To equip students, affiliates and members with the right skills. To help them master ethics and competences. So they can add value. And drive businesses forward. That’s why the accountancy industry body developed the ACCA Approved Employer...
Submit self-assessment tax returns on time

Submit self-assessment tax returns on time

It’s the start of a new year. Few of us feel that life is back to normal, yet. For HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) however, it’s very much business as usual. Especially when it comes to taxation. So, do submit self-assessment tax returns on time.    Leniency over late...
Claiming ordinary commuting travel expenses

Claiming ordinary commuting travel expenses

It’s one of the questions we’re often asked. When can employees claim expenses for travel to work? Also known as ordinary commuting. The answer can be complex and depends on several factors.   Claiming ordinary commuting travel expenses For tax purposes, ordinary...
When does a hobby become a business?

When does a hobby become a business?

During the pandemic people have poured their energy into their hobbies. Baking cakes, selling old clothes and dog walking. Crafts, gardening, breeding animals and singing with a band. You name it. Many have been growing their spare time projects to earn extra money....