28 Jan Genuine HMRC emails

HMRC has issued an advisory note to let employers know that it is in the process of emailing an employer alert. These emails are entitledSupporting agents with difficulties completing SA returns by 31 January 2016 due to severe weather. These emails are genuine and include...

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28 Jan Tax credit changes

In 2015, the Chancellor, George Osborne announced a number of tax credits cuts that were ultimately rejected by the House of Lords. In the Autumn Statement, the Chancellor surprised many observers by cancelling the planned tax credit cuts altogether citing improved public finances.

It had...

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20 Jan Social Investment Tax Relief

The Social Investment Tax Relief (SITR) scheme is a tax relief scheme to encourage individuals to support social enterprises and to assist social enterprises access new sources of finance.

Individuals making an eligible investment in an SITR can deduct 30% of the cost of their investment...

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