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Countdown begins to national insurance cut

Date: 14/11/13

Employers should be aware that planned changes to national insurance contributions (NICs) that will cut the costs of every business and charity employer by hundreds of pounds have moved a step closer. The National Insurance Contributions Bill was... Read More

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HMRC success highlights the need to keep tax affairs in order

Date: 14/11/13

Individuals who come under the self-assessment system are urged to ensure that their tax affairs are in order after new figures showed that HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) clawed back an extra £609 million in 2012/13 as a result of investigations... 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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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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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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