August 25, 2016

Britain’s awesome property sales boom

It’s already a legend. According to figures released by HMRC last week, the government collected just short of £1.2bn in tax from property transactions throughout March. […]
July 28, 2016

More time, effort and £££ or a simpler tax system? 

Does the government genuinely understand how business works? A whole lot of business leaders think the answer is ‘no’, as one of the most significant regulatory […]
June 23, 2016

What input tax can you claim under the Flat Rate scheme?

The flat rate scheme was set up to simplify VAT returns for a small business who make yearly taxable sales of less than £150,000. What is […]
May 18, 2016

HMRC government fraud prevention saves a whopping £103m

HMRC is a prime target for phishing and other cyber attacks. Fraudsters frequently send out email messages disguised to look as though they come from HMRC, […]
April 28, 2016

Scammed? HMRC might chase you for tax anyway

In the wake of the Panama papers leak, HMRC’s treatment of a group of 209 scammed pensioners seems ironic in the extreme. The pension savers were […]
March 17, 2016

HMRC clamps down on government IT VAT Claims

Just when you thought HMRC were going to do the decent thing and simplify their tax systems and rules for the greater good, they bring out […]
February 18, 2016

HMRC announces more than £96m in fraudulent or incorrect tax returns  

According to the government, HMRC has ‘intercepted’ more than £96 million in ‘fraudulent or incorrect’ tax repayment claims thanks to their new system, which spotted over […]
January 21, 2016

Great News – No quarterly self-assessment for SMEs!

There was uproar when the government announced its making tax digital initiative, especially since it looked very much like self employed people would end upo having […]