Scott & Wilkinson Blog | Archive 2013 10

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Auto enrolment more popular than first thought

Date: 17/10/13

Employers who have not yet started auto-enrolment must ensure they are fully prepared ahead of their start date after new figures showed that the scheme is already proving more popular with employees than expected. According to a survey by the... Read More

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House prices push up inheritance tax bills

Date: 21/10/13

The importance of inheritance tax (IHT) planning is all the more relevant following new figures showing that rising house prices contributed to families paying £3. 1 billion in IHT over the last 12 months. IHT is currently payable on estates worth... Read More

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Landlords offered chance to tidy up tax affairs

Date: 17/10/13

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) are giving landlords, who let residential property, the opportunity to put their tax affairs in order. HMRC and the Treasury believe that up to 1. 5 million landlords may have underpaid or failed to pay tax owed, and... Read More

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Warning to employers over missed RTI deadlines

Date: 17/10/13

Employers who have missed one or more deadlines for reporting their payroll information using the Real Time Information (RTI) system are now being targeted by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). Under RTI, employers are required to submit details of... Read More

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