HMRC – the gift that keeps on giving!
HMRC may have a Scrooge-like reputation but that isn't always well-deserved. When it comes to seasonal charity gifts, HMRC's gift aid scheme can boost the value of the gift to the charity by 25 per cent, with added benefits for donors who pay tax at 40 per cent or more.
Should a holiday let be treated as a business or an investment?
If you let out a property are you running a business or managing an investment? This matters for one very important reason: tax.
Government's Good Work Plan hits and misses the target
This week the Government presented its Good Work Plan as the next step towards implementing many of the recommendations from the Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices published last year. While there are some very sensible proposals, there is also one glaring omission.
All I want for Christmas… is a tax adviser
Many of us will be frantically filling in our self-assessment tax returns before the end of January – including, perhaps, one bearded gentleman in the North Pole…