Expats are advised to keep a daily record of their visits to and from the UK after the HMRC introduced a Statutory Residence Test to target non-residency tax claims.
Nine million people in the UK are required by law to submit a Self Assessment tax return – you could be one of them without even knowing it.
Chancellor George Osborne gave his much-anticipated Autumn Statement yesterday. Our Accounting team have provided their expert insight into the speech, and how it might affect you.
If you missed the end of October deadline for submitting your paper tax return, you can still complete your Self Assessment return online and submit it by 31 January 2014.
Today is the fifth National Freelancers Day, celebrating the great role that freelancers play within the economy. The day aims to bring together “business leaders, political heavyweights and independent professionals to reflect on the power of the freelance model.”
Whether you need to send money home to loved ones, pay off debt, buy a new home, repatriate your funds or invest overseas, it pays to choose a great forex broker. Here are four qualities to look out for.
House prices are on the up, thanks to the UK government providing just enough stimulation for first-time buyers to enter the market.
On the 1st of October 2013, changes came into force whereby the national minimum wage (per hour rate) has been raised.
Tax return season is drawing ever nearer. But the sooner you send us your tax information, the more you’ll save.
As part of the UK government’s efforts to clamp down on tax evasion and retrieve around £125bn in tax held secretively in Swiss bank accounts, the UK and Switzerland began the monthly exchange of tax information on 31 July.
Considering giving up permanent employment to become a contractor? Before you hand in your resignation letter and print those business cards, it’s vital that you have looked at every aspect of your decision.
In an attempt to boost job creation, George Osborne announced in the most recent budget speech that every UK employer will receive a £2,000 cut from their National Insurance Contributions (NICs).
The 2014 Commonwealth Games are fast approaching, with just more than a year to go. There are a number of employment opportunities currently available for various positions.
The Rand devalued severely last week, dropping to a new four-year low amid concerns about the health of the South African economy.
The UK tax authority is working with the United States IRS and the Australian Tax Office in a sweeping offshore tax-evasion investigation.
All British overseas territories with large financial operations have now signed up to the UK government’s strategy on global tax transparency.
If you’re an independent contractor or the owner of a limited company in the UK, you already have an accountant, right?
A quick look at the major changes announced in this year’s budget speech.
HMRC has set a new target for answering calls from taxpayers: they aim to answer 80% of calls within 5 minutes.
Would it surprise you to know that there are millions of pounds in overpaid tax lying waiting to be claimed?