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The off-payroll working rules that have applied since 6 April 2017 where the end client is a public sector body, are to be extended from 6 April 2020 to large and medium private sector organisations who engage workers providing their services through an intermediary,...read more
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Inheritance tax - frequent gifts can be free of tax. Within a family scenario, there are many situations in which one family member may make a gift to other family members. However, the way in which gifts are funded and made can make a significant difference to the...read more
Travel expenses - do you visit other offices or are you seconded to a different workplace? Are you eligible for tax-free commuting? As a general rule, employees are denied a tax deduction for the cost of travel between home and work. Likewise, subject to a few limited...read more
Individuals who make charitable donations can do so tax-free. There are various ways of making tax-relieved gifts to charity – the way in which the relief works depends on whether the donation is made via Gift Aid, as a deduction from wages or a pension via the...read more
Employees with a company car are taxed – often quite heavily – for the privilege. The charge is on the benefit which the employee derives from being able to use their company car for private journeys. The amount charged to tax is a percentage of the ‘list price’ of...read more
The payment of National Insurance contributions provides the mechanism by which an individual builds up their entitlement to the state pension and certain contributory benefits. Different classes of contribution provide different benefit entitlements. Employed earners...read more
Where employees were provided with taxable benefits and expenses in 2018/19, these must be notified to HMRC. The reporting requirements depend on whether the benefits were pay-rolled or not. Benefits not pay-rolled Taxable benefits that were not pay-rolled in 2018/19...read more
The National Minimum Wage (NMW) and National Living Wage (NLW) increased from 1 April 2019. From that date, the NLW, payable to workers aged 25 and over, is set at £8.21 per hour. Workers under the age of 25 and over school leaving age must be paid the NMW appropriate...read more