Mckenzies news

You, the holiday season, & HM Revenue & Customs

18 Jul 11: We are now entering the serious part of the holiday season, and many of you will already be packing the sun cream. Hard though it may be, you should give the taxman a thought in your holiday plans. Well yes you may find him on the next sun bed to you but this is not what I mean. Before going away you should make sure that you will not miss any of their deadlines.

Tax Advice for the Royal Couple (and others)

06 Jun 11: With William and Kate having now ‘tied the Royal knot’, they will now need to come down to earth and ensure that, like all married couples they sort out their tax affairs to their best advantage. Married couples allowance has long been removed for everyone born after 6th April 1935, so how can William and Kate take advantage of the tax regime?

Regulation date nearing

24 Mar 11: Each year, the government introduces regulatory changes affecting businesses on two common commencement dates. These dates are 6 April and 1 October.

Budget 2011: first the cuts, now the growth plan

16 Mar 11: Last year’s Budget, coupled with the Comprehensive Spending Review, was intended to get most of the unpleasant news out of the way – large spending cuts – in the Government’s efforts to tackle the public finance deficit. Now comes what may be the harder part: encouraging sufficient private sector growth both to boost the tax take and to compensate for the inevitable slide in public sector employment.

Firms get reminder on corporation tax changes

01 Feb 11: HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has issued a reminder about important changes that will be affecting corporation tax this April.

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