Are you eligible for tax-free commuting?

Are you eligible for tax-free commuting?

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...
Tax relief for charitable donations

Tax relief for charitable donations

Individuals who donate to charity 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 Payroll Giving...
Reporting expenses and benefits for 2018/19

Reporting expenses and benefits for 2018/19

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...
Are you definitely paying the minimum wage?

Are you definitely paying the minimum wage?

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...