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Ordering documents from Companies House

Companies House offers interested parties the ability to order certified copies of certificates and documents held on the Companies House ...

Taxable and non-taxable State Benefits

Whilst there are a large number of state benefits available, it is not clear which of these benefits are taxable ...

Gains on sale of shares

Capital Gains Tax (CGT) is normally charged at a simple flat rate of 20% (but see comments below) when you ...

Child benefit for 16 to 19 year olds

The child benefit rates for the only or eldest child in a family is currently £25.60 and the weekly rate ...

The NIC Employment Allowance

The Employment Allowance benefits eligible employers by reducing their National Insurance liability. The current allowance is £5,000. An employer can ...

When you cannot use the Property or Trading Allowances

Two separate £1,000 tax allowances for property and trading income were introduced in April 2017. If you have both types ...

The new Chancellor’s first speech

The Chancellor has promised to take immediate action to fix the foundations of the economy, rebuild Britain and make every ...

Are mega sized marshmallows zero-rated?

In the UK most basic food stuffs are zero rated. However, the definition of 'basic' is not straightforward and many ...

Business VAT responsibilities

The taxable turnover threshold that determines whether businesses should be registered for VAT is currently £90,000. Businesses with turnover below ...

Restarting a dormant company

HMRC must be informed when a non-trading or dormant company restarts trading and becomes active for Corporation Tax purposes. Companies ...

Company filing obligations

It is important that anyone responsible for the accounts and tax filing regime for private limited companies is aware of ...

Inheritance and tax

As a general rule, an individual who inherits property, money or shares is not liable to pay tax on the ...
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