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Sage have recently launched their latest version - 'Sage 50 Accounts 2014 - The VAT Edition'. Following on from our news articles last year, we consider what's new in the latest version and whether it is worth upgrading. Read More
Individuals are becoming increasingly liable to Inheritance Tax (IHT) when they die. The threshold at which an individual begins to pay IHT has been frozen at £325, 000 since 2009 and the Government has confirmed that this is set to remain... Read More
There are few areas in tax where the taxman actually allows you a tax free benefit. There are a number of specific exemptions where, if your employer pays for something on your behalf, it can be provided free of tax and National Insurance.... Read More
Businesses are reminded that increased financial penalties on employers who lose at employment tribunals is due to come into effect. From October 2013, where an employer loses a claim (i. e. it is found to have breached any worker's rights) and the... Read More
Businesses are warned that HMRC is clamping down on breaches of the minimum wage. The warning comes after it was revealed from investigations by the tax authority that 26, 000 workers were paid less than the minimum wage. HMRC said 708 employers... Read More