Scott & Wilkinson Blog | Archive 2013 05

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HMRC to target property sales

Date: 07/05/13

From September 2013, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) will begin a tax review into residential property sales. The new Property Sales Campaign (PRC) will see HMRC reviewing the tax records of those who have sold residential properties but not reported... Read More

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Students warned over PAYE shake-up

Date: 03/05/13

Students are warned to check their tax following the introduction of Real Time Information (RTI). Due to the erratic nature of their work during vacations and/or term time, the frequency of their jobs, number of jobs, or agency work, the tax regime... Read More

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Tax benefits of investing in agricultural land

Date: 06/05/13

Investors can protect their wealth from Inheritance Tax, which is chargeable at up to 40%, by investing in agricultural land.  Typically where an investor purchases agricultural land at least seven years prior to death and in this time it has... Read More

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Preparing your accounts for income tax purposes the cash basis

Date: 01/05/13

You may have heard that the Government has been considering whether to allow some small businesses to compute taxable profits for the purposes of income tax on a cash basis rather than the usual accruals basis.  The Government has recently issued... Read More

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Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme (GASDS)

Date: 29/05/13

GASDS allows eligible charities and Community Amateur Sports Clubs (CASC's) to claim Gift Aid style 'top-up' payments on small cash donations without requiring the donor to provide a Gift Aid declaration. The Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme came... Read More

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