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All news by: Matthew Grief

Changes To Capital Allowances From April 2021

The Capital Allowances Act has now been amended to extend the 100% first year allowances for zero-emission cars, zero-emission goods vehicles, and equipment for gas refuelling stations by four years, until 31 March 2025.

Changes To Late Filing Penalty For 2019-20 Self Assessment Returns

HMRC have today announced that Self-Assessment customers will not receive an automatic penalty for filing their 2019-20 tax return late, provided it’s filed online by 28‌‌ ‌February 2021. 

COVID-19: Company cars and lockdown

As we enter another week of coronavirus lockdown HMRC have confirmed that company car drivers must still suffer a Benefit-in-Kind tax charge where they have access to private use of their vehicles.   We look at the implications for company car drivers. 

COVID-19: Self-employment Income Support Scheme eligibility checker now live

The self-employed can now check their eligibility for the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS). 

Working from home: what Directors can claim for

We look at the rules around what the Directors of owner managed businesses can claim for when their employees are working from home. 

COVID-19: What you can claim when working from home

The working from rules are not new but are certainly more relevant than ever as larger numbers of employees are required to work from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic.   

HMRC announces review of 2016/17 tax returns

HMRC have announced a review of 2016/17 tax returns. 

Dividend allowance - use it or lose it!

If you have not already taken a dividend from your company during the 2017/2018 tax year please be aware that to benefit from the £5,000 dividend allowance (0% tax rate) a dividend needs to be taken on or before 5 April 2018. 

Making Tax Digital - changes announced in the Spring Budget

In the Spring Budget 2017 the Chancellor Philip Hammond announced that the plans for the introduction of Making Tax Digital have been relaxed as a result of concerns raised to HMRC during the consultation period. 

Vehicle excise duty changes 2017

Thinking of changing your car? Be aware of new road tax changes from 1 April 2017 which could see you paying more in tax. 

Digital Tax Returns - what will the changes mean for you?

You’ve probably seen the headlines such as ‘the end of the Tax Return’ and heard the Government talk about ‘reducing the burden’ for tax payers by building a ‘transparent and accessible tax system for the digital age’, but you may not be aware of what the changes will mean for you. Senior Tax Adviser Matthew Grief from the Moore Peterborough office explains what impact the proposed changes will have on the tax payer.