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The mind-boggling scope of HMRC’s new systems

“Connect completely changes the dynamic of how HMRC commits investigative resource to risk and enables thematic and risk-based enquiries across the taxpaying population.  Taxpayers need to be aware that it will be used increasingly.

Article by: Jessica McLellan | Published: 29 April 2019

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Top tips when it comes to completing your self-assessment tax return

The majority of the working population have their tax deducted at source from the company that they work for, however, anyone that is self-employed has to complete a self-assessment tax return in order to be taxed appropriately on their earnings by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC). 

Article by: James Foster | Published: 2 February 2019

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The perils of breaching the Lifetime Allowance

The tax collected from individuals breaching the Lifetime Allowance (LTA) has rocketed by £100m since it was introduced in 2006, with the latest figures showing that £110m in tax was collected from individuals exceeding the allowance during 2016/17, compared with less than £10m in 2006/7 when the Lifetime Allowance (LTA) was introduced.

Article by: Jonathan Watts-Lay | Published: 26 August 2018

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How to support employees in claiming work-based tax entitlements

When employees are stressed their health and productivity levels can suffer. In fact, over half of employees use time at work to deal with personal financial matters. Here are five work-related tax entitlements employees could be missing out on and how to help them benefit…

Article by: Tony Mills | Published: 18 May 2018