0208 432 3310 / 0208 240 4498

Monthly Archives: March 2016

Gift aid donation rules clarified

Recent reports in the national media have suggested that HMRC has sought to restrict Gift Aid on donations which are accompanied by a message of support from a donor’s family. According to a recent announcement by HMRC this is absolutely … Continue reading

Posted in Business

Tax free childcare update

HMRC have updated their online “top ten things you should know about the new tax-free childcare scheme”. The notes are reproduced below and they provide parents with and easy read overview of the changes that will start early 2017: 1. … Continue reading

Posted in Business

Buy-to let sector suffers another blow in the March budget

 The Treasury seems to be committed to wringing the last available drop of tax revenue from the buy-to-let sector.  In the Budget last week the rate of capital gains tax (CGT) was reduced from 6 April 2016. From 28% to … Continue reading

Posted in Business

Budget for business

Just in case you were wondering what was in the Budget last week for small businesses, we have reproduced below the comments made by George Osborne and posted to the GOV.UK website: Backing business and creating opportunity This Budget backs … Continue reading

Posted in Business

Budget Statement 16 March 2016

 Personal Tax and miscellaneous matters  Personal Tax allowance  From 2016-17, there will be one Income Tax personal allowance regardless of an individual’s date of birth. For 2016-17 the allowance is set at £11,000, and For 2017-18 at £11,500  Income Tax … Continue reading

Posted in Business