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Online traders warned after eBay seller jailed for tax fraud

Date: 09/09/14

Online traders are warned that they must disclose their earnings to HMRC, following a recent prosecution of an eBay trader. John Woolfenden from Manchester has been jailed for two years for evading £300, 000 in tax following an HMRC investigation.... Read More

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Pensions - Auto Enrolment

Date: 09/09/14

In the coming months many businesses will start to receive a letter from The Pensions Regulator reminding them of the start of Auto Enrolment for their business. Whether a business has one employee or 1, 000 employees, Auto Enrolment places... Read More

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Self assessment guidance on the move

Date: 27/08/14

Self-employed individuals are reminded that HMRC is moving self-assessment guidance to the GOV. UK website. The transition of the guidance started on 21 August, meaning that anyone trying to access self-assessment guidance on the HMRC website will... Read More

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HMRC to act as 'judge, jury and executioner'

Date: 15/08/14

There are very difficult times ahead for tax planners.  On top of recent changes such as the General Anti-Abuse Rule (GAAR), the Finance Bill 2014 provides HM Revenues and Customs (HMRC) with tools to combat the promotion of aggressive tax schemes... Read More

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State pension deferral rate to drop

Date: 29/07/14

Pensioners should be aware that the government has set out plans to reduce the annual state pension deferral rate from 10. 4% to 5. 8%. Pensioners can choose to defer claiming their state pension when they reach state pension age, and when they do... Read More

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