Business Tax

Small firms making the move to online banking

Making the move to online banking? There has been a 35% increase in digitally active business banking customers the past 2 years.

National living wage not leading to job cuts

How has your business responded to the national living wage? Employers have responded by raising prices rather than cutting jobs, according to research by the Resolution Foundation.

Dividend cover at lowest level since 2009

Has your company cut dividends due to profit margins? Company dividend cover has fallen to its lowest level since 2009.

Second payment on account deadline reminder

The deadline for the second payment on account is due on 31 July 2016. Ensure that you send your payment on time to avoid any charged interest or penalties.

Companies spend more on pension contributions for older workers

Running a business? Companies are spending £42 billion more a year on defined benefit pension scheme contributions for the oldest third of pension scheme members.

Business rates system issues highlighted by committee

Issues with the new business rates system have been highlighted ahead of its implementation in 2020.

Capital gains tax exclusion top concern for landlords

According to 63% of landlords, the decision to maintain existing capital gains tax rates on residential property will be their biggest challenge over the next 12 months.

P11D form deadline reminder

Providing employee benefits or covering expenses? Employers must submit P11D forms to HMRC for the 2015/16 tax year by 6 July 2016.

Trade credit insurance pay outs increase

Is your business taking trade credit insurance? Around £150 million was paid in insurance claims in 2015, an increase of 41% compared to the previous year.

Capital gains tax changes could encourage business investment

Looking to make an investment? Changes to capital gains tax and entrepreneurs' relief may boost investment for start-ups and fast-growing businesses.

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