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More investors looking at benefits of EIS and VCT investing

24.09.2021
Sharon Mattheus
Financial Planning
3 min read

A growing number of investors are seeking ways to invest tax-efficiently in places other than their pensions and ISAs, usually because they have already fully used their ISA allowances, and significant pension contributions have compounded over the years.

B2C place of supply of digital services

22.09.2021
Callum McCormack
VAT
4 min read

An ongoing area of risk for both VAT registered and Non-VAT registered businesses is the place of supply of their services, as there are many small difference which can catch suppliers out. For VAT purposes, the place of supply is generally where a business is liable to charge VAT.

DIY VAT claim

21.09.2021
Rob Geary
VAT
4 min read

There is a special mechanism to recover VAT incurred on building, or converting a non-residential property into, a new home for you or a family member to live in. This is often referred to as a DIY VAT claim and is well worth exploring to recover some of the VAT costs that could otherwise be forgotten about.

Tax Increases and Reform in Social Care

16.09.2021
Scott Hansell
Financial Planning
4 min read

Taxpayers in the UK face an increase in taxation from April 2022 to fund long awaited reforms in social care and additional support for the NHS.

Making Tax Digital for VAT

15.09.2021
Rob Geary
VAT
2 min read

When Making Tax Digital for VAT (MTD) was introduced back in 2019, it was compulsory for most businesses trading above the VAT threshold of £85,000 to keep records in a digital format and submit their VAT returns using MTD compatible software.

Employers likely to end up paying the lion’s share of national insurance rise

14.09.2021
James Shipp
News, COVID-19
3 min read

In an environment where staff shortages are endemic, it may well be businesses which have to bear the brunt of the National Insurance rise, says James Shipp of Lovewell Blake.

HMRC urges taxpayers to stay alert to digital scams

07.09.2021
The Marketing Team
Tax
1 min read

HMRC has urged taxpayers to stay alert to the threat of digital scams and scammers claiming to represent HMRC.

CIOT warns over stamp duty refund claims

07.09.2021
The Marketing Team
Tax
2 min read

The CIOT (Chartered Institute of Taxation) has warned that some claims being made by firms offering help with Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) refunds are too good to be true.

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