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Alternative to Approved Mileage Rates?

Alternative to Approved Mileage Rates?

Employers understand Approved Mileage Rates (AMR) for business travel. Employees are familiar with the system as well. The Government last raised rates in the 2011-12 tax year. Now, as we know, vehicle fuel and maintenance costs are increasing apace. However, there’s...
Family loan tax considerations

Family loan tax considerations

Is there any end in sight to rising house prices? At current levels, it’s certainly difficult for people to buy their own home. No matter what age they are. Saving for a deposit is really challenging. Especially given the current cost of living concerns. Often, family...
National Insurance changes from July 2022

National Insurance changes from July 2022

In the Spring Statement the Chancellor announced National Insurance changes. Specifically, an alteration to the earnings threshold. This is the point at which workers start to pay National Insurance Contributions (NICs). So, what does it mean for employees and the...
Help to Grow financial support for SMEs

Help to Grow financial support for SMEs

In these challenging times, it’s tough for SMEs. So, we welcome new government support. There’s a discount of up to £5,000 on software. Plus, you can access top notch expertise to grow your business. Access both through Help to Grow.    Help to Grow financial support...
Filing VAT returns digitally

Filing VAT returns digitally

VAT-registered SMEs and self-employed people must register for Making Tax Digital (MTD). Essentially, MTD is about filing VAT returns digitally. New rules came into force on 1 April 2022.  If you haven’t signed up yet, do it now. It’s important so make it a priority....
Working from home rules

Working from home rules

During the 2020/21 and 2021/22 tax years many people worked from home. Anyone instructed to do so by their employer could claim tax relief. Even if they worked at home for just one day during each tax period. Now, there are new working from home rules. It’s time for...