Tax changes refers to tax rates being updated, alterations to tax bands and amendments to income and family tax. Throughout the tax year systems are often adjusted which can mean it is your responsibility to ensure you’re always adhering to the latest tax rules.

Read our posts for more insight into tax changes.


Buy-to-Let Boom

With the recent boom in buy-to-let mortgages and property sales, as well as an increase in the number of second home purchases, HMRC are clamping down on the estimated 900,000 landlords in the UK who have not registered for self-assessment

Boo! Don’t be spooked by Your Taxes this Halloween

We love the thrill of being scared and startled by ghosts, witches, and vampires, especially at Halloween. While many enjoy the fear and excitement associated with this horror-filled holiday, don’t let your taxes and financial future bring such a fright

Changes to PAYE and NIC

Please be aware of the following changes to PAYE and NIC which take effect from 6th April 2013. If you have any questions on any aspect of this or the Real Time Information (RTI) changes, please call our Payroll team

The Big Tax Debate

The Big Tax Debate – Ricky Steedman on the panel at the Edinburgh University “Bollocks to Poverty Society” Big Tax Debate, 7th November 2012, The Teviot Dining Room.

I was asked to join the panel in this student debate on

New Tax Year to Herald a Number of Changes

New tax year – The beginning of the new tax year tomorrow will see significant changes to both tax and benefits in time in time for the beginning of the 2012/13 tax year.

One of the main changes will be

Reasonable Excuse Changes at HMRC

A rewrite of reasonable doubt policy for the late filing of self assessment tax returns seems imminent following a the opinion of a judge who may have influenced the HMRC stance on penalties. Having been heavily told off by the …

Australian MPs Pass Carbon Tax

So it has finally happened – Australia is taxing carbon. This article in the Guardian explores the implications and political fallout from the introduction of the carbon tax. Could it be copied by the UK government which would see a

Short Term Tax Cuts Ruled Out

Chancellor George Osborne has ruled out tax cuts until the government are in a position to do so, he told delegates at the Conservative Party conference.

He has been urged by the opposition to cut VAT and has been under …

Tax cuts impossible says Prime Minister

As the government presses ahead with its deficit reduction strategy, Prime Minister David Cameron has ruled out significant tax cuts.

He said that he wanted to offer people relief but said it would only be possible “at the end of …

Millions Wasted in Public Spending

Hundreds of millions of pounds can be saved in public spending according to Sir Philip Green, a billionaire businessman who recently scrutinised the government’s books.

Sir Philip, who has a reputation for making shrewd cost cutting decisions, was appointed in …