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Pensions tracing service
Those who have lost track of any pensions in this way can be reunited with their entitlements by using the Pension Tracing Service.
The CIS and foreign builders
The CIS and foreign builders
Expect more VAT delays
Revenue & Customs has warned that the VAT registration bottleneck is unlikely to ease before autumn.
Revised Treatment of VAT incurred on home computers
Revised Treatment of VAT incurred on home computers made available by employers to their employees
Artic Systems case - The Implications
“Artic Systems” may lead to changes in the taxation of family companies
Rates of interest on tax
On 5th July 2007 bank rate increased from 5.5 per cent to 5.75 per cent. This affects the rates of interest on unpaid tax and overpaid tax
Offshore Disclosure
The door has closed on the offshore disclosure initiative which allowed for a reduced penalty regime for those who voluntarily notified that items had been missed off tax returns by the deadline date of 22 June 2007.
Powering On
Revenue & Customs is continuing its update and, at times, radical overhaul of its existing powers.
Telling HMRC when you become self employed
HMRC has published an improved version of Form CWF1
New fuel advisory rates from 1st August 2007
HMRC announced on 27 June that the advisory fuel rates for company cars will increase from 1 August 2007
Jones v Garnett - House of Lords decision
The House of Lords has found in favour of Geoff Jones in the landmark case Jones v Garnett.
Anti Avoidance Expansion
Revenue & Customs has also announced the enlargement of the Joint International Tax Shelter Information Centre – better known as JITSIC
Non-Residence pages on Returns
The latest self-assessment tax return (2006/07) contains a number of changes to the non-residence pages
Spotlight on Landlords
There has been a raft of press commentary about a planned Revenue & Customs crackdown on landlords
Revenue rethink
The government has tabled amendments to the new rules for charging penalties when taxpayers make errors in their tax returns
Employment Taxes update
Employment Taxes
Jones v Garnett update
The ‘husband and wife’ case of Jones v Garnett has been heard at the House of Lords
GST grows fastest
VAT and goods and services tax (GST) are two of the fastest growing taxes globally
When less is more
Data security issues could soon be a thing of the past
Proof positive
Corporate identity theft is a growing problem
IT system costs anger MP's
Revenue & Customs has been attacked by MP’s over the cost of an IT system that ended up costing nearly three times the agreed sum
Revenue unveils 'get tough' strategy
Revenue unveils 'get tough' strategy for tax cheats and vowed to adopt a 'no compromise' stance
Revenue poised to nab amnesty dodgers
Revenue & Customs is preparing to pursue around 40,000 individuals.
ICAEW spearheading move to protect term 'accountant'
The ICAEW is putting its full weight behind the campaign to get legal protection for the term 'accountant'.
Sage Line 50 Version 9
Sage has recently announced that they will be ceasing to support Version 9
Holiday Entitlement to Rise
Holiday Entitlement to increase from the current 20 days
Capital Allowances
All change for Capital Allowances
National Minimum Wage Increases
New National Minimum Wage rate of £5.52 (£5.35) an hour from October 2007
Employers End of Year Returns
Employers annual returns P35 and P14 (P60) are due for submission to HMRC by 19 May 2007
Construction Industry Scheme (CIS)
The New system includes the introduction of a new monthly return
Check Your State Retirement Pension Entitlement
State pension entitlement can easily be checked by asking for a pension forecast
Income Tax Rates
Government proposes to reduce the basic rate of income tax
Corporation Tax Changes
The Chancellor has moved to discourage small businesses from incorporating for tax reasons
Penalty Notices for Employers
HMRC have recently issued a considerable number of penalty notices to employers
VAT Fuel Scale Charges
HMRC intends to change significantly the VAT fuel scale charges payable by businesses
Directors' Liability - Personal Guarantees
Personal Guarantees
Jones v. Garnett
Jones v. Garnett - The House of Lords is about to consider the tricky question of whether dividends paid by a company
Declaring Cash on entering or leaving the UK
Declaring Cash on entering or leaving the UK
Offshore disclosure facility
Offshore disclosure facility
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