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06 Feb 2019

Businesses urged to prepare for post-Brexit Customs Declarations

HMRC is urging VAT-registered UK businesses which trade exclusively with the EU to be prepared for a no deal Brexit.

06 Feb 2019

MTD for VAT - pilot extended to all eligible businesses

HMRC has extended its Making Tax Digital for VAT pilot scheme to all eligible businesses.

06 Feb 2019

HMRC's Voice ID database

Since 2017, HMRC has captured millions of callers' voice data on its Voice ID system.

06 Feb 2019

Spring Statement date announced

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, has announced that the government will respond to the forecast from the Office for Budget Responsibility in the Spring Statement on Wednesday 13 March 2019.

06 Feb 2019

'Unbelievable excuses' for late filing of tax returns

HMRC has revealed some of the most 'bizarre excuses' taxpayers have given for failing to file their self assessment tax return on time.

06 Feb 2019

Protect your pension pots

The Insolvency Service has urged individuals saving for retirement to protect their pension pots from criminals and 'negligent trustees'.

07 Jan 2019

Scottish Budget 2018 income tax changes

Finance Secretary Derek Mackay delivered the 2019/20 Scottish Draft Budget on Wednesday 12 December 2018 setting out the Scottish government's financial and tax plans.

07 Jan 2019

Scottish Budget 2018 property tax changes

In the 2019/20 Scottish Draft Budget, Derek Mackay announced changes to Scottish Land and Buildings Transaction Tax.

07 Jan 2019

HMRC reminder to employees to claim their tax deductible expenses

HMRC is reminding employees that they may be able to claim a tax rebate on their work related expenses.

07 Jan 2019

Pension contribution increases ahead

The Pensions Regulator is reminding employers about the workplace pension contribution increases from 6 April 2019.

07 Jan 2019

HMRC publish details of deliberate tax defaulters

HMRC have updated the list of deliberate tax defaulters.

07 Jan 2019

Self assessment deadline approaching

The deadline for submitting your 2017/18 self assessment return is 31 January 2019.

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