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January 2013

Council Tax Rise

January 31st, 2013|Council tax|

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, [...]

Tax Return Deadline Tomorrow!

January 30th, 2013|Self Assessment|

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 [...]

HMRC check personal records

January 30th, 2013|HMRC|

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 [...]

CIS Tax Refund Deadline

January 28th, 2013|CIS|

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 [...]

Employers PAYE Changes

January 28th, 2013|HMRC|

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 [...]

HMRC Tax App

January 24th, 2013|HMRC|

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 [...]

Pension Changes Mean More Tax!

January 23rd, 2013|Pension 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 [...]

Tax Rebate Email Scam

January 21st, 2013|tax rebate|

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 [...]

Tax Increase Hurting Top Earners

January 18th, 2013|tax|

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 [...]