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This Month's Tax Tips and News

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May 2019

  • Taxpayer wins IR35 challenge

    HMRC have recently lost another high-profile IR35 case. Kaye Adams, the presenter of ITV's Loose Women programme, has successfully challenged HMRC on her employment status, with a First Tier...

  • Minimum workplace pension contributions rise

    The minimum contributions employers and their staff must pay into their automatic enrolment workplace pension scheme increased with effect from 6 April 2019. ...

  • VAT Flat rate scheme

    The VAT flat rate scheme (FRS) is used by many small businesses to help simplify their VAT reporting obligations, although some VAT experts would argue that the scheme is not simple to use....

  • Rent-a-room tax break remains

    HMRC's rent-a-room scheme currently allows individuals to receive up to £7,500 of gross income from renting out spare rooms in their only or main home without a liability to tax arising....

  • May questions and answers

    Q. I have realised that I made a mistake on my most recent VAT return. What do I need to do to put things right?...

  • May key tax dates

    2 - Last day for car change notifications in the quarter to 5 April - Use P46 Car ...

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