SME Tax News

The mooted "Mansion tax" is not to be confused with the new Annual Residential Property Tax (ARPT). Read this and then complete our 2 second Poll on the right.

This time we have a Capital Taxes Adviser update which contains topical tips for CGT private residence relief and elections together with links to our corresponding tax guides and notes.

As a result of the major change by HMRC to the PAYE system from April 2013, known as Real Time Information (RTI), the main tax and accounting bodies have issued updated guidance on letters of engagement for tax practitioners. 

This time: where now for travel and accommodation claims? Top tips on furnished letting, purchase of own shares and CGT relief, and a briefing on HMRC's current stance on "wholly and exclusively".

New rules use government buying power against tax avoidance. The government is proposing new rules that will ban companies and individuals which take part in failed tax avoidance schemes from being awarded Government contracts.

The Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) is calling for an extension of the penalty free period for employers filing payroll under Real Time Information (RTI) reporting.

 

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