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300,000 late filers could have their goods seized

Date: 17/01/13

Hundreds of thousands of people who failed to submit self-assessment tax returns could end up having their goods seized by bailiffs as HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) continues to toughen up its stance against those who fail to meet their tax... Read More

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Changes to EMI rules announced

Date: 14/01/13

Small businesses need to be aware of changes to employee share scheme rules which may help them retain key staff. The changes to the Enterprise Management Incentive (EMI) share option scheme are outlined in the newly published draft Finance Bill.  ... Read More

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Businesses urged to take advantage of Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) increase

Date: 07/01/13

Businesses urged to make use of a temporary ten-fold increase in the annual investment allowance (AIA) for plant and machinery, which came into force on 1 January. This means that businesses will benefit from 100 per cent tax relief on £250, 000 of... Read More

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More Homeowners to Face Scrutiny from Elite Tax Unit

Date: 02/01/13

An elite tax unit focusing on the 'super-wealthy' is to lower its threshold to target homeowners with property worth more than £1 million. HM Revenue and Customs' (HMRC) 'affluence unit', consisting of 200 tax investigators and technical... Read More

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Tax Free Staff Perks to be Reviewed

Date: 27/12/12

The Government is to review tax-free perks which many employers offer to their staff. Chancellor George Osborne has asked the Office for Tax Simplification (OTS) to carry out a review of workplace expenses to see if more tax should be paid. This... Read More

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