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Why does the tax year finish on the 5 April?

Date: 20/03/14

The reason for the tax year running from 6 April to 5 April is primarily historical and has its origin in the switch from the Julian to the Gregorian calendar in 1752. It had been calculated in the 16th Century that the Julian calendar had lost 9... Read More

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Budget 2014

Date: 20/03/14

Many businesses could benefit from some of the measures introduced in the Budget. George Osborne's Budget for a Resilient UK outlined a number of new measures, while also welcoming significantly improved growth forecasts, with the UK economy... Read More

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RTI penalties to be phased in

Date: 12/03/14

Employers are advised that the introduction of penalties for late filing and late payment in relation to Real Time Information (RTI) will be staggered, rather than coming into force in April as originally planned. Automatic in-year Pay As You Earn... Read More

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Act now to avoid high income child benefit charge

Date: 25/02/14

Parents affected by the high income child benefit charge are advised that time is running out to take steps to avoid it or reduce its impact in the next tax year. Under the new rules, which came into effect on 7 January 2013, families where at least... Read More

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Call for employers to incentivise staff

Date: 25/02/14

Business owners are advised to look at ways of incentivising key employees following the publication of new figures suggesting that employers could face a high staff turnover in 2014. According to research from the Institute of Leadership and... Read More

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