Supporting your team

As a manager, you have a great deal on your plate the majority of the time. But one of the most important things (if not the most important thing) you can do is to make time to support your team.

HMRC computer isn't always correct

HM Revenue and Customs have acknowledged that their software and some commercial software used by accountants doesn’t always come up with the right amount of tax payable! You may have seen this reported in some newspapers such as the Daily Telegraph.

Stamp Duty on second homes

Since 1 April 2016 there has been a 3% supplementary Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) charge payable on the purchase of second and subsequent residential properties costing more than £40,000.

Expenses and benefits deadline looms

Expenses and benefits not payrolled for the 2016/17 tax year will need to be reported to HMRC by 6 July 2017.

Firms plan to offset rising costs

More than half of businesses are planning to offset rising prices, according to a study by ICAEW.

Lifetime ISAs

Incorporating the Lifetime ISA into your savings strategy.

Snap election mean shorter Finance Act passed

The original Finance Bill published after the Spring Budget ran to nearly 700 pages.

Innovation: Look for a good problem to solve

In today's rapidly evolving business environment, innovation is key to the growth (and indeed, survival) of most firms.

Capital gains tax planning

When you buy an item with the intention of selling it for a profit, that transaction is treated as a trade and you should pay income tax on the profit you make on the sale.