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Tax on an inherited private pension

Private pensions can be an efficient way to pass on wealth, but it is important to consider what, if any, ...
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IHT Main Residence Nil Rate Band

The Inheritance Tax residence nil-rate band (RNRB) is a transferable allowance for married couples and civil partners (per person) when ...
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New IPO search facility

The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) is the official UK government body responsible for intellectual property (IP) rights including patents, designs, ...
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Tax and duties for goods sent from abroad

Following the end of the Brexit transition period new rules regarding tax and duty apply to goods sent to the ...
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Have you paid your Data Protection Fee?

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) is the independent regulatory office in charge of upholding information rights in the interest of ...
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VAT Reverse charge for construction sector

A further reminder that new VAT rules for building contractors and sub-contractors will come into effect from 1 March 2021 ...
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CJRS guidance on who can be furloughed

HMRC’s guidance on which employees can be placed on furlough using the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has been updated. The ...
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Rogue employers named and shamed for failing to pay minimum wage

139 employers, including some of the UK’s biggest household names, have been named and shamed in a government press release ...
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Apply for the new Global Health Insurance Card

UK residents can now apply for the new UK Global Health Insurance Card (GHIC). Under Britain’s new agreement with the ...
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Testing for international arrivals

Passengers arriving from all international destinations will be required to present a negative COVID-19 test result before departing for England ...
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Income Tax charge to recover CJRS overclaims

Employers should notify HMRC if they have received a CJRS payment to which they are not entitled and pay back ...
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Repaying furlough grants if overclaimed

Any business that has overclaimed a Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) grant must pay back the overpayment to HMRC. The ...
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Budget date announced

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak has confirmed that the next UK Budget will take place on Wednesday, 3 ...
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No VAT on women’s sanitary products

The UK was unable to zero rate VAT on women’s sanitary products under EU rules and the items were subject ...
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Time to pay arrangements

One of the measures announced by HMRC at the start of the coronavirus pandemic was the introduction of emergency measures ...
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Tax returns filing deadline at the end of this month

The 31 January 2021 tax return filing deadline is not just the final date for submission of your Self-Assessment tax ...
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Looking for a customs agent?

The Brexit transition period has come to an end and a new customs border has been created between the UK ...
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Did you file your tax return on Christmas Day?

A new press release by HMRC has highlighted that 2,700 taxpayers took the time to file their tax return online ...
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