Keepers Accountancy's Blog

Landlords: Buy-to-let Tax Changes You Should Know About

Posted by Ludovica Zallot on Apr 28, 2016 5:00:00 PM

Buy-to-let landlords and those buying a second property will soon see the introduction of a range of measures that could significantly affect their profits – including a rise in stamp duty on second homes and cuts to tax-relief. An overview of the changes and tax advice for landlords

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New Tax Breaks for Small Traders and Online Sellers

Posted by Ludovica Zallot on Apr 14, 2016 5:00:00 PM

In what has been hailed as the first instance of tax-breaks for the sharing economy, the government has introduced a series of tax allowances for micro-entrepreneurs that do business through online services such as Uber and Airbnb.

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Budget 2016 Summary: Good News for Small Businesses

Posted by Ludovica Zallot on Apr 7, 2016 5:00:00 PM


 
This year's Budget has certainly been at the centre of some controversy. The chancellor was forced to retract the changes to disability benefits he originally announced on the 16th of March, after the dramatic resignation of the work and pensions secretary and a general lack of support for the reforms.  Setting politics aside, what should small businesses expect to gain or lose from this year's Budget? Here is a summary of the key reforms that are likely to affect you.

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Employment Allowance set to increase to £3,000 this April

Posted by Ludovica Zallot on Mar 15, 2016 5:00:00 PM

Employers: employment allowance increase will allow you to claim a higher amount against your Employer's NICs

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Plans to Cut Pension Tax Relief Have Been Scrapped

Posted by Ludovica Zallot on Mar 10, 2016 5:00:00 PM

 
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National Living Wage - What it Means For Your Business

Posted by Ludovica Zallot on Feb 25, 2016 5:00:00 PM

Employers: the National Living Wage will come into force this April. Will you be affected?

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Married Couples to pay extra 3% stamp duty on second homes

Posted by Ludovica Zallot on Feb 18, 2016 5:00:00 PM

A recent consultation has revealed that married couples are to be treated as one unit and will not be able to circumvent the 3% surcharge when buying additional property

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Quarterly Tax Returns - Fact or Fiction?

Posted by Ludovica Zallot on Feb 11, 2016 7:04:00 AM

First mentioned in last year's Autumn Statement, the possibility of quarterly tax returns for small businesses has since been a cause of deep concern. It even sparked a petition that has so far collected more than 100,000 signatures and was debated in Parliament on 25th January. So what are the details of this proposal, and is it a real possibility?

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Contractors Affected by Changes to Travel & Subsistence Tax Relief

Posted by Ludovica Zallot on Feb 1, 2016 4:24:40 PM

Are you a contractor? You may be affected by new rules on Travel & Subsistence tax relief starting from April 2016.

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New personal tax accounts to be launched by HMRC

Posted by Ludovica Zallot on Jan 25, 2016 12:29:17 PM

A new system of personal, digital tax accounts similar to online banking is being phased in by HMRC. The new system, branded “a big step in HMRC’s digital journey”, will allow people to see all of their tax information in one place and make payments at the time that is more convenient to them.

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