Personal tax

2018 Budget Review

I was quite relieved in the end that the Budget didn't end up containing the bad news on VAT and IR35 that had been rumoured. ... [more]

Optimum directors salary for 2018/19

Spring is in the air and the next tax year started on 6th April which means it's time to review your salary if you are ... [more]

End of tax year planning tips

It seemed only a couple of weeks ago that I was frantically chasing clients for information so that I can meet the 31 January personal ... [more]

The Budget 2017 – key points

Although most of the tax changes announced in the Budget on wednesday had been already released in the autumn statement there were a couple of ... [more]

Unwelcome tax changes for landlords already in place

There were a number of changes to the taxation of rental property announced in the Budget, all of which came into effect from 6th April ... [more]

2016 Budget review

Many of the changes in yesterday's Budget had already been revealed in the Autumn statement, such as the change to the taxation of dividends that ... [more]

July 2015 Budget Summary

The first fully Conservative budget in 20 years contained a lot of big changes to both personal and business taxation. The ones that tended to ... [more]

Most tax efficient director’s salary for 2015/16

The 2015/16 tax year is coming to an end and for directors who also own their companies it's time to review their salary to bring ... [more]

Married couples tax break

It's budget week, and this means the usual feverish speculation about what new measures the Chancellor will announce on Wednesday. The general view is there ... [more]

The top 10 worse excuses for late filing of tax returns

The top ten worse excuses for late filing of tax returns, courtesy of the good people at HMRC - Topping the list, is "my pet dog ... [more]