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Annual Investment Allowance doubled to £500,000

Date: 01/04/14

Businesses looking to invest in new plant or machinery need to consider bringing forward their capital expenditure in order to take advantage of a generous doubling of tax relief available on their purchases. In his Budget speech, Chancellor George... Read More

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Employment Allowance

Date: 21/03/14

From 6 April 2014 employers can claim the Employment Allowance and reduce their employer Class 1 National Insurance contributions (NICs). You can claim the Employment Allowance if you are a business or a charity (including Community Amateur Sports... Read More

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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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