Filing VAT online
HMRC have launched a consultation with a view to making VAT on line compulsory for all firms with turnover less than £100,000
Growth predicted to be sluggish
As business confidence falls analysts are predicting sluggish growth for the rest of the year - so now may be a good time for a review with your accountant.
Consultation on treatment of Capital Allowance for fixtures
The Chartered Institute of Taxation has commented on proposed changes to the treatment of fixtures which may have radical implications in respect of capital allowances
Credit card providers launch cash back deals
Three leading credit card providers have launched cash back cards to woo big spenders away from more traditional cards
Pay deals running unchanged at 2.5%
Average pay rises stayed steady at 2.5% in the quarter to July with private sector employers relaxing their stance on pay freezes
Are product reviews believable?
A warning that with some companies turning to paid product reviews you need to take a little care when buying based on review alone
UK and Switzerland sign historic agreement
The UK and Switzerland have signed an historic agreement allowing the sharing of information on those believed to be evading tax alongside agreement on one-off payments for past liabilities
HMRC turns the spotlight on tax avoidance
In its latest article HMRC have listed a number of key phrases which may indicate that a scheme is less tax planning and more tax avoidance