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VAT compliance – the taxman is watching

As experts in taxation investigations, we know from first-hand experience that restaurants and takeaways often come under scrutiny from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC.) We have heard of a number of instances where tax inspectors have posed as customers in order to check how cash transactions are dealt with and whether all payments are being… Read more…

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Recently given your staff a gift?

Maybe you have recently given your staff members a bottle of wine or a voucher to help celebrate the New Year or as a thank you for their services in 2018, but did you know this could be classed as a trivial benefit in kind. While the cost may not be ‘trivial’ to some, this… Read more…

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Don’t forget the Self-Assessment deadline

While most people will be focused on the festive celebrations at this time of the year, businesses and their owners must not forget the all-important Self-Assessment deadline. The deadline for sending 2016-17 tax returns to HMRC is midnight on 31 January 2018. The penalty regime for missing the 31 January filing deadline includes an initial… Read more…