Tax changes for 2020/21

It’s hard to believe we’re a month into the 2020/21 tax year, given the volume of calls we’re fielding about the furlough scheme. Coronavirus continues to wreak havoc in the UK, both medically and with the economy. The effects of the latter could be felt for the next...

Off-payroll working in the private sector

The off-payroll working rules have been mired in controversy, and they will extend to the private sector next month.  Since being rolled out to the public sector in April 2017, HMRC has lost five out of six high-profile tribunals against celebrities.   TV host...

Capital gains tax in 2020/21

Capital gains tax kicks in when you profit from the sale of something you own, usually property, shares or possessions. The key point to remember is that this tax applies on the profit you make from the sale, not how much you sold it for. What you pay usually depends...

Self-assessment deadlines for 2018/19

Self-assessment season always kicks off at Stapletons as soon as the new tax year gets under way on 6 April.  While it’s our preference to sort tax returns for our clients as early as possible, a raft of relevant self-assessment deadlines are almost upon us.  This...