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Philip Hammond’s concise Spring Statement in the eye of Brexit storm

The Chancellor rose in a parliament preoccupied with the ongoing Brexit drama to deliver a Spring Statement on the state of the economy. Mr Hammond made clear some while ago that he wanted his Spring Statement to be a short financial briefing and he stuck to a no-frills script. There were no new tax measures[…] Read more »

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Payroll Update for New Tax Year 2019

As the new tax year is fast approaching, various changes to payroll regulations will soon come into effect. How well-prepared are you to be compliant with these changes? To help you better plan for your payroll management before the year end, DTE Payroll Manager  Sarah Nicholson and Senior Payroll Administrator Andrew Morilla have collated a must-read document providing helpful[…] Read more »

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Investment incentives amidst Brexit uncertainty

Brexit continues to dominate the news, notably in the context of potential business migrations, like Dyson. In this context, it is not surprising that the government is now seeking to encourage investment in the UK, given this potential trend.

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Tax Year-end Planning Tips for Individuals

With the end of the tax year on 5 April fast approaching, now is the time to review your tax position. Is there anything you can do to reduce your tax bill(s) for this year? To help you better plan for your tax before the year end, DTE Tax Partner George Lovell, together with our team[…] Read more »

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MTD and Digital Records

HMRC has clarified that records that are not required to complete a VAT return (or are not specified in VAT Notice 200/22) do not need to be kept in functional compatible software. The VAT (Amendment) Regulations contain the provisions with regard to recording and keeping of information in electronic form: 1. The name of the[…] Read more »

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Budget 2018 – Changes to key duties [Infographic]

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Budget 2018 – What will money be invested in? [Infographic]

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Key changes affecting your personal taxes in Budget 2018 [Infographic]

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A lightbulb moment (almost) for HMRC on electric cars

With its recently published advisory mileage rates for electric company cars, HMRC have plugged (sorry!) what was an otherwise gap in their advisory fuel reimbursement rates for employees who use their company cars but who are personally responsible for the fuel costs (or in this context, for the costs of charging their electric car). Sitting[…] Read more »

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Eyes on the Horizon

We have entered the 2018/19 tax year with, for the first time in years, no new tax changes. This new, and much more relaxed, state of affairs was introduced by the Chancellor, who used his Spring Statement to review forecasts and announce consultations. With the clock ticking on Brexit negotiations, and two full Budgets delivered[…] Read more »

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