Whether youâ€™re heading back home or setting off on an adventure, moving can be a stressful experience. So that your excitement isnâ€™t overwhelmed by logistics and admin, weâ€™ve put together some tips to help make your packing experience as stress-free as possible. 1. Pack an overnight bag with all your essentials No matter where youâ€™re […]
Whether youâ€™re heading back home or setting off on an adventure, moving can be a ...
Over the past four months the strengthening of the Australian DollarÂ against major global currencies ...
If youâ€™ve changed jobs, earnings or benefits during the last tax year, you could be ...
There is growing concern that the Flat Rate VAT system for UK contractors will end ...
Over the past four months the strengthening of the Australian DollarÂ against major global currencies has exceeded the expectations of most analysts. During mid-April the AUD hit 22 month highs against both the GBP and USD. However, recent inflation data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has forced many to question whether the bull-run […]
If youâ€™ve changed jobs, earnings or benefits during the last tax year, you could be entitled to a tax refund. Itâ€™s always great to have a little extra cash in your back pocket, so weâ€™ve rounded up the 10 most common ways that you could have paid too much tax. Some credits, such as the […]
There is growing concern that the Flat Rate VAT system for UK contractors will end up forcing some small businesses to pay more VAT. Reports of HMRC ignoring verdicts of tax tribunals and forcing small businesses to pay higher VAT rates than required have begun to surface. The new â€śimprovedâ€ť Flat Rate VAT system HMRC […]
Millennials, or Generation Y, tend to have a reputation of being entitled, lazy and naĂŻve. However, recent data shows that theyâ€™re making some of the most responsible choices when it comes to spending their tax refunds. While the usual big-ticket items and holidays are still popular, a number of recent surveys have shown that more […]
The AUD built on the gains made against the Pound from previous weeks. Traders needing to buy GBP on 14Â April would have done so at a year high rate of 0.541. This represents a gain of close to 20% from the year low in early September. A number of analystâ€™s attributed the continued weakening of […]
Itâ€™s likely that managing your own finances isnâ€™t the most exciting aspect of your job as a freelancer. If you havenâ€™t paid as much attention to your tax planning in 2015 as you should have, what better time start than the new tax year? Stay up-to-date The idea of having to catch up on six […]
As the 2016/2017 tax year kicks off, we look back at a few interesting facts and figures from the last tax season. HMRC collected a record-breaking ÂŁ163,109 million in income tax in the 2014/2015 tax year from 11.25 million taxpayers. 1.14 million taxpayers chose to submit their returns by the tried and trusted paper-in-the-post method. […]
In the latest of our Instagram takeover series, we spent the weekend in London with Candice Light, as she showed us around the city she now calls home. Candice moved to London in 2012, to join her family and further her career. She currently lives in Barnes, in South West London, and works as a […]
The Finance Bill will have a profound impact on the way UK contractors, limited company directors and shareholders structure their tax affairs. The Bill came into force on 6 April 2016, read on for a summary of what this means for your tax bill. Restrictions on travel and subsistence charges for contractors Contractors who fall […]