Monthly Archives: January 2013

Council Tax Rise

Council Tax Rise Extreme budget cuts could see millions face a rise in their council tax. One in five local authorities are likely to increase council tax in 2013 despite the Government’s call for its freeze. Eric Pickles, the Communities … Continue reading

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Tax Return Deadline Tomorrow!

Self Assessment Tax Return Deadline Tomorrow! The Self Assessment Tax Return Deadline is Tomorrow at midnight but it is reported up to 2 million people still need to submit their return! If its late you will receive a late filing … Continue reading

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HMRC check personal records

The Tax Office Snoop On Tax Payers 14,000 Times A Year. HMRC are regularly authorised to view taxpayer’s personal data. In 2011, 14,381 items of “communications data” were viewed by HMRC, 3000 more than the previous year. In 2012 there … Continue reading

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Teacher Tax Rebate

Teacher Tax Rebate Are you a teacher or education professional? If the answer is “yes” and you pay for professional fees and other job related expenses you could be entitled to a teacher tax rebate. You can go back four … Continue reading

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CIS Tax Refund Deadline

CIS Tax Refund Deadline The deadline for completing your 2011/2012 self assessment tax return if you are a CIS sub-contractor is the 31/01/13. If the tax return is submitted late then you will incur late filing penalties. Make sure you … Continue reading

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Employers PAYE Changes

Employers PAYE Changes HMRC are urging employers to prepare themselves for the major PAYE changes that will come into effect in April this year. In three months time employers will be required to send PAYE returns electronically, using Real Time … Continue reading

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HMRC Tax App

HMRC Tax Calculator App A tax calculator app created by HM Revenue and Customs has been updated. New features have been added to the app which was introduced in the spring and helps users work out how much tax they … Continue reading

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Pension Changes Mean More Tax!

New flat-rate pension plan will see millions paying more tax. It is thought that the Coalition’s new flat-rate state pension plan, set to start in 2017, may leave many paying hundreds of pounds more tax each year. The new system … Continue reading

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Tax Rebate Email Scam

Phishing E Mails Phishing is emailing a person fraudulently in order to obtain their personal/financial information such as passwords, credit card or bank account details. These emails often include a link to a bogus website encouraging you to enter your … Continue reading

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Tax Increase Hurting Top Earners

Tax Increase & People Leaving The UK It has been reported that two thirds of Britain’s top earners appear to have left the UK after the 50p top tax rate was introduced.  The amount of tax paid in the UK … Continue reading

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