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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
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
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
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
Individuals are warned that HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is increasing its raids on properties to catch tax evaders. According to recent research HMRC has increased its number of unannounced searches by 12% for the year up to March 2014. Data... Read More