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Statutory Audit

09/10/2017 – Congratulations to our Director James Hill today, on his appointment as a Statutory Auditor at Hill Osborne. James has gained over 14 years audit experience with Hill Osborne and now joins the firm’s existing statutory auditors, Richard and Andrew. As well as undertaking statutory audit work, James specialises in solicitor’s accounts … More...

Bereavement leave for parents who lose a child

19/10/2017 – The Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Bill has been published by the government. Although the Bill is a Private Members’ Bill, it has the full support of the government and therefore the Bill and its explanatory notes have been prepared by the government with the consent of the relevant MP. It is due to have its second reading in the … More...

Managing staff experiencing mental ill health

18/10/2017 – Acas has launched new guidance to help employers manage staff who are experiencing mental health issues. The new guidance aims to help managers develop the right skills to support employees as well as to create a culture of well-being in the workplace. It includes advice on: spotting the signs of mental ill health talking to a team … More...

Is it a car or a van?

18/10/2017 – The First-Tier Tribunal recently heard three appeals that examined whether vehicles supplied to employees were vans or cars. The main appellant in this case was Coca-Cola European Partners GB Ltd (Coca-Cola) who supplied vehicles to a number of their employees. Until 1997, Coca-Cola’s technicians had used estate cars but the amount of … More...

Non-residents selling UK home

18/10/2017 – A capital gains tax (CGT) charge on the sale of UK residential property by non-UK residents was introduced in April 2015. A UK non-resident that sells UK residential property needs to deliver a non-resident capital gains tax (NRCGT) return within 30 days of selling a relevant property. When such a sale is made a NRCGT return must be … More...

Overdrawn director’s loan account

18/10/2017 – An overdrawn director's loan account is created when a director (or other close family members) ‘borrows’ money from their company. Many companies, particularly 'close' private companies, pay for personal expenses of directors using company funds. Where these payments do not form part of a director’s remuneration they are usually posted … More...

HMRC to stop accepting personal credit cards

18/10/2017 – HMRC has confirmed that they will no longer accept payments with a personal credit card from 13 January 2018. This includes payments for income tax, PAYE, VAT and many other taxes. This is due to the implementation of the EU second Payment Services Directive (PSDII). This legislation makes a number of reforms to the way payments by debit … More...

Inactive companies and Corporation Tax

18/10/2017 – There are a number of scenarios where HMRC would consider a company or organisation to be inactive for Corporation Tax (CT) purposes. This is a different categorisation to a 'dormant' company and usually happens when a company has not commenced trading. A company, whilst not yet active for CT purposes, can still carry out activities … More...

What is a 'K' tax code?

18/10/2017 – The letters in an employee’s tax code signify their entitlement (or not) to the annual tax free personal allowance. The tax codes are updated annually, or when an employee's circumstances change, and help employers work out how much tax to deduct from an employee’s pay packet. The basic personal allowance for the tax year starting 6 … More...

Do you pay tax on assets or cash you inherit?

11/10/2017 – As a general rule, inheritance tax (IHT) is collected from a person’s estate when they die and can also be payable during a person’s lifetime on certain trusts and gifts. There is normally no tax to be paid if the value of the estate is below the IHT nil rate threshold of £325,000. There is also a new IHT main residence nil-rate band … More...

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