How will the promised 17% corporation tax rate affect the UK

From 2020 the corporation tax rate in the UK will be 17% which means a genuine tax cut for businesses.|From 2020 the corporation tax rate in the UK will be 17% which means a genuine tax cut for businesses.


Three resolutions you should make for the new tax year

Now is the time to re-examine your business strategy


Nine things to look out for in the new tax year

What you need to know ahead of 6th April


Last minute tips for filing your Self Assessment tax return

With the deadline for self-assessment tax returns fast approaching, here are some tips for those who are fighting against time


Osborne will allow local authorities to keep all revenue from business rates

Plan to stimulate local business growth announced in speech to Conservative Party Conference in Manchester.


British holidaymakers rack up £2.4bn in tax payments

Taxes on everything from flights to luxury items pushes up total cost of going abroad to ‘economy-damaging’ levels.


Keeping tax simple – declutter your business

Political and economic changes mean tax regulations are becoming increasingly transient: so how can you simplify your own processes and stay afloat?


Diverted profits tax to come into effect next month

Legislation designed to prevent global corporates from hiding assets from UK Treasury will raise £3.1b, chancellor claims.


Does tax avoidance among global corporates put UK SMEs at a disadvantage?

The spotlight is firmly on tax reduction among large global firms operating in the UK – but is the practice putting smaller domestic companies on the back foot?

Financial Management

How to get ready for real-time information (RTI) tax reporting

RTI comes into effect on 6 April and it will affect all UK employers and their employees. Helen Harvey, payroll director at Payrole, provides her top tips for getting ready in time and remaining a conscientious employer.


HMRC urges firms to prepare for RTI tax system replacing one 'not fit for purpose'

Ahead of all employers in the UK receiving a letter laying out the requirements of Real Time Information, HMRC has urged all companies to prepare for the initiative.


Terra Firma chief attacks tax plans

Private equity firm Terra Firma’s chief executive, Guy Hands, has attacked the government’s decision to tax foreign workers and change capital gains tax