Gift Aid- a quick guide

June 10, 2019 | by Sian Kelly | No comments

Individuals who donate to charity can do so tax-free. There are various ways of making tax-relieved gifts to charity – the way in which the relief works depends on whether the donation is made via Gift Aid,

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“Give me a break”: 4 top tax incentives your small business might be missing out on…

June 04, 2019 | by Sian Kelly | No comments

In today’s challenging business environment, SMEs must seize every possible advantage to survive and thrive against growing competition.

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Are gifts free of inheritance tax?

June 03, 2019 | by Sian Kelly | No comments

Within a family scenario, there are many situations in which one family member may make a gift to other family members. However, the way in which gifts are funded and made can make a significant difference to the way in which they are treated for inheritance tax purposes.

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“That’s Entertainment”…but is it VAT free?

May 13, 2019 | by Sian Kelly | No comments

You wouldn’t know it from the weather, but summer is on its way - and up and down the country, businesses are busy preparing for their summer staff parties. 

But while you might have the venue sorted and the catering covered, are you on the ball when it comes to the tax implications of your event? 

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How you can have tax-free income of £18,500 from savings

April 24, 2019 | by Sian Kelly | No comments

Where income is mainly derived from savings, it is possible to enjoy tax-free savings income of up to £18,500 tax-free in 2019/20 in addition to that held in tax-free wrappers, such as individual savings accounts (ISAs).

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How to reduce your payments on account

April 09, 2019 | by Sian Kelly | No comments

Under the self-assessment system, a taxpayer is required to make payments on account – advance payments towards the eventual tax and National Insurance liability – where the previous year’s self-assessment bill was £1,000 or more, unless more than 80% of the tax liability is deducted at source

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