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Spring Statement 2022

24/03/2022
Spring Statement 2022
The Spring Statement was not meant to be a March mini-Budget, despite what many headlines in the days before suggested.

Cost management: striking the balance

17/11/2021
Cost management: striking the balance
Adjusting to the new economic climate may tempt you into focusing on additional cost cuts or consolidating pandemic changes to manage cash flow and finances.

Jointly held assets

17/11/2021
Jointly held assets
For spouses and civil partners, income from jointly held assets is normally shared equally for income tax purposes, even if actual ownership differs.

Claiming extended loss relief

17/11/2021
Claiming extended loss relief
The rules for setting business losses against earlier profits were temporarily extended in first Budget of 2021.

Managing new office relations

17/11/2021
Managing new office relations
Employers have been welcoming their workforces back on site, but ongoing concerns around vaccination and employees’ rights may need a new approach

New penalties for late payments and submissions

17/11/2021
New penalties for late payments and submissions
The new late payment penalties regime will start rolling out from April 2022 for VAT taxpayers.

Making tax digital shifts again

17/11/2021
Making tax digital shifts again
Big changes are coming for the way in which businesses keep their records and report to HMRC.

New tax rises and the end of the triple lock

17/11/2021
New tax rises and the end of the triple lock
The government has spent billions of pounds on mitigating the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, so it was no surprise that further tax increases were likely.

Autumn Budget 2021

28/10/2021
Autumn Budget 2021
The not-quite post-pandemic Budget

Working from home tax relief broadened

24/03/2021
Working from home tax relief broadened
Limits on tax relief for working from home have been removed for 2020/21.

Next stage of MTD

24/03/2021
Next stage of MTD
Phase 2 of the Making Tax Digital (MTD) regime will come into force on 1 April 2021.

Ups and downs of capital allowances

24/03/2021
Ups and downs of capital allowances
The annual investment allowance (AIA) £1 million limit, originally due to end on 31 December 2020, will now run until 31 December 2021.

Off-payroll changes finally launch in April

24/03/2021
Off-payroll changes finally launch in April
The government has confirmed the changes will take effect from April 2021

A makeover for capital gains tax?

24/03/2021
A makeover for capital gains tax?
If you have capital gains that you have not yet realised, you may wish to make disposals by 5 April

Brexit - VAT postponed accounting

24/03/2021
Brexit - VAT postponed accounting
The end of the Brexit transitional period on 31 December 2020 means a change in the VAT accounting rules

New proposals to promote business confidence

24/03/2021
New proposals to promote business confidence
The government is planning significant changes to the registry of company information.