December 2017

HMRC Talking Points sessions – January 2018

HMRC’s regular Talking Points meetings provide ongoing information, guidance and tips, helping you to understand tax issues. Please find further details of future scheduled online meetings below: Trade Losses: Looking at the different ways trade losses may be relieved. Friday 5th January – 1pm to 2pm: Register now We‌dn‌esd‌ay 17 Ja‌nu‌ar‌y – 1p‌m to 2p‌m: Register now Income from Property minimising

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Corporation Tax: check if you must amend your Company Tax Return

HMRC has issued the following guidance about some Corporation Tax legislation which changed in the Finance (No 2) Act 2017. Although the changes received Royal Assent on 16 November 2017 they’re effective from 8 March 2017 for appropriation to trading stock and 1 April for some other areas. This means some Company Tax Returns that included accounting periods ending between 8

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HMRC Agent Update – Issue 63

HMRC has published the latest issue of its Agent Update. Some of the top articles included are: Autumn Budget 2017: Links to key announcements from the Chancellor of the Exchequers Budget speech on 22 November 2017 Fulfilment House Due Diligence Scheme: From 1 April 2018 the Fulfilment House Due Diligence Scheme will open for online applications. Get ready to send

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TPR to prosecute healthcare company for trying to avoid giving its staff workplace pensions

The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is to prosecute a healthcare company and its managing director for trying to avoid providing their staff with a workplace pension. Birmingham-based Crest Healthcare and managing director Sheila Aluko are accused of wilfully failing to comply with their automatic enrolment duties under section 45 of the Pensions Act 2008. Both defendants are also accused of falsely

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Survey shows business advisers continue to be crucial to the success of automatic enrolment

A survey of business advisers has shown the vast majority will continue to help their clients with their ongoing automatic enrolment duties. The Pensions Regulator’s (TPR) intermediary awareness and understanding tracker (PDF, 858kb, 31 pages) also shows most advisers expect to be helping new businesses that are taking on staff for the first time with their automatic enrolment duties. However the research

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