The Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT deadline is drawing closer. It’s less than a year until UK businesses that are VAT registered and above the threshold will be required to keep their records digitally, and submit VAT returns to HMRC using MTD-compatible software.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last couple of months, you’ll have no doubt heard about GDPR and the new legislation that comes into force on 25th May 2018.
We’ve recently heard from several of our clients telling us that they’ve received calls and emails from scammers pretending to be HMRC. Thankfully, our clients get straight in touch with us to check the authenticity of this communication and we’ve been able to advise them. However, for many small businesses cyber security simply isn’t a priority and it’s a big misconception that hackers only target larger businesses.
Philip Hammond has delivered his second Budget as chancellor. The chancellor has announced plans on tax, housing and travel, alongside an update on the UK’s economic position. We have wrapped up the main summary of today’s budget.
Navigating the world of mileage claims, fuel receipts and vehicle maintenance can seem complicated. We often get asked about how to claim, what can be claimed for and how it needs recording. So, we have put together some useful information and tips to explain it all.
If you are required to use your own vehicle or company vehicle for work, you may be able to claim Mileage Allowance Relief from HMRC based on the number of business miles you travel. This tax relief could be worth up to 45p for every mile you have travelled since April 2011!