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Common Pitfalls in the Construction Industry Scheme (CIS)

Although CIS does have benefits, there are certain criteria that must be met and certain risks to be avoided. This ...
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Increase in the tapered allowance threshold for pensions tax relief

In his Budget delivered on 11 March, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced that the Government is overhauling pension tax rules for ...
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Budget bails out small businesses’ sick pay bill but it comes with a sting in its tail

In his first Budget as Chancellor, Rishi Sunak has attempted to quell fears over coronavirus by offering refunds to employers ...
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Budget 2020

Are you aware of the upcoming changes to payroll?

Next month will see significant changes to the current payroll rules, which could impact how much you pay employees and ...
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Basic Payments to reduce by up to 25 per cent

The Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has confirmed that as part of the Agriculture bill farmers ...
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Half of charities lack digital strategy required to succeed, study shows

More than half of organisations operating in the not-for-profit sector do not have a digital strategy, a new study has ...
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UK tech creates 13 ‘unicorns’

According to a recent report produced for London Tech Week, the UK technology (tech) sector produced 13 so-called ‘unicorn’ businesses, ...
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Savings can stave off debt

Recent research has found that only 25 per cent of people have savings that would last them less than a ...
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The taxing nature of property: Does it still pay to be a landlord?

By Carl Powell, Tax Partner The benefits of being a landlord are about to change quite significantly again and landlords ...
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Revenue tests new trigger to increase the accuracy of PAYE codes

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is trialling a new trigger, which is intended to improve the accuracy of employees’ PAYE ...
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Significant lack of awareness around gifting rules for IHT

A new report published by the National Centre for Social Research (NatCen) and the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has ...
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Milsted Langdon comments on Autumn Statement

Award-winning South West-based chartered accountancy firm Milsted Langdon is advising businesses of measures in Chancellor George Osborne’s Autumn Statement which ...
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Third annual Milsted Langdon golf challenge hailed a success

Award-winning chartered accountancy firm Milsted Langdon swapped calculators for clubs when it held its annual golf challenges in Bristol and ...
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South West accountants shortlisted for top industry award

South West-based chartered accountants Milsted Langdon have been shortlisted for a prestigious national award. The firm, which has offices in ...
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Milsted Langdon named best large practice in the UK for second year running

South West-based chartered accountancy firm Milsted Langdon have scooped a prestigious award for the UK’s Best Large Practice for the ...
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Milsted Langdon named best large practice in the UK

South West-based chartered accountancy firm Milsted Langdon have scooped a prestigious award for the UK’s Best Large Practice. Partners from the ...
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Clarity is key

A recent First Tier Tribunal (FTT) case highlights that not only must a case argument contain all of the relevant ...
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Category: Blog, The Forensic Blog

Businesses are not adapting for millennial dads

In today’s society, there has been a ‘seismic shift’ among male millennials, yet, recent research has revealed that the majority ...
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Category: Blog, SMEs / Business

Next Steps for Making Tax Digital

Making Tax Digital (MTD) was launched in April 2019 for VAT. Now, hundreds of thousands of VAT-registered businesses who are ...
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HMRC backs down from pension tax case

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has recently withdrawn an appeal in a key court case over a 55 per cent ...
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Category: Blog, Pensions, Tax

Totting up the bill

The details of the UK’s first McMafia-style “dirty money” investigation into a “fat cat” banker’s wife have been revealed recently ...
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Category: Blog, The Forensic Blog

“Crunch time” to take action against late payments, say small businesses

Members of the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) have called for an “end” to late payments as they continue to ...
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Category: Blog, SMEs, SMEs / Business