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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....
Impact of the new ‘care tax’

Impact of the new ‘care tax’

Finally, the Government has set out plans to tackle social care. A new tax will raise the necessary funding. The health and social care levy will generate an extra £12billion a year. Here’s what we know so far about the impact of the new ‘care tax’.   Increase in...
MTD for self-assessment income tax

MTD for self-assessment income tax

Making Tax Digital (MTD) is here to stay. A major change occurs in April 2022. At this point, all VAT-registered businesses must submit records digitally. Subsequently, MTD will apply more widely across the UK tax system. MTD for self-assessment income tax is...