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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....
Payment of personal bills and expenses

Payment of personal bills and expenses

It’s time to check end of year tax expenses. You may need to report details to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC). If so, act between 6 April and 5 July 2021. Then, arrange payment of personal bills and expenses by July 5.   Making good Remember, it’s possible to...
Best way to contact HMRC

Best way to contact HMRC

Taxpayers often have questions. Or need to ask HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) for advice. Are you completing your returns properly? Do you receive the correct tax credits? Have you overpaid tax for the previous year? Whatever the reason, it’s time to talk. So, what’s...
Tax rises in the Budget 2021?

Tax rises in the Budget 2021?

Financial support to save jobs and keep businesses afloat during the pandemic has come at huge cost. Government borrowings already exceed £270billion (ONS). A record high. Now, with the Covid-19 vaccination programme in full swing, is it time to balance the books?...