Making Tax Digital: Consultation Phase

It is almost a year and a half since George Osbourne’s 2015 Spring budget, famous for heralding the ‘death of the tax return’. More

Marriage Allowance – Many are missing out

  Recent statistics from the Office for Budget Responsibility reveal that take up of the government’s flagship Marriage Allowance, have been as low as one in ten The vast majority of eligible couples have not. More

Mitigating inheritance tax

  Recently published government statistics have shown that increasing house prices have increased the amount received in inheritance tax.  During the year ended 5 April 2016, receipts from inheritance tax rose from £3. More

The Pitfalls of PAYE

PAYE (Pay-as-you-earn) by HMRC is one which runs parallel to the perhaps better known Self Assessment system. Taxpayers will find themselves falling into one or both of these, depending on circumstances. More

Carer’s Credits

The Department for Work & Pensions are asking employers to help spread the word for Carer’s Credits. More

PAYE codes explained

Tax codes usually look something like this: ‘BR’, ‘1100L’, ‘NT’, ‘D0’. Not particularly helpful to the untrained eye. While most people see one appear on their payslip, not everyone knows what it means. More