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Make the most of tax free benefits

Date: 01/08/13

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

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New financial penalty regime at employment tribunals

Date: 03/07/13

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

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HMRC crackdown on minimum wage breaches

Date: 03/07/13

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

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Self assessment tax deadline reminder

Date: 02/07/13

Individuals are reminded that they have until 31 July to pay the second Self Assessment payment on account for the tax year ending 5 April 2013.  Interest will be charged on all late payments. Individuals who miss self assessment deadlines should... Read More

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HMRC extends RTI deadline for smaller firms

Date: 01/07/13

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has further extended the deadline for smaller businesses to start reporting payroll data using the new Real Time Information (RTI) system. Under RTI, which was introduced in April, employers must submit PAYE information... Read More

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