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06 Sep 2021

HMRC outlines changes to late payment penalty regime

HMRC has published a policy paper outlining the forthcoming changes to the penalties for late payment and interest harmonisation for taxpayers.

06 Sep 2021

Digital marketplaces to report sellers' incomes from 2023

HMRC has published a consultation that outlines plans to implement reporting rules for digital platforms first put forward by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

06 Sep 2021

CIOT warns over stamp duty refund claims

The CIOT has warned that some claims being made by firms offering help with Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) refunds are too good to be true.

06 Sep 2021

Contactless limit to increase to £100

The national roll-out of the new £100 spending limit for contactless card payments will begin from 15 October 2021, banking trade body UK Finance has confirmed.

06 Sep 2021

HMRC urges taxpayers to stay alert to digital scams

HMRC has urged taxpayers to stay alert to the threat of digital scams and scammers claiming to represent HMRC.

06 Sep 2021

BCC calls for government to extend skills training

The BCC has urged the government to extend skills training in light of the publication of research which showed that one in five companies are considering making redundancies as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

06 Sep 2021

Advisory fuel rates for company cars

New company car advisory fuel rates have been published and took effect from 1 September 2021.

06 Sep 2021

Employers 'named and shamed' for paying less than minimum wage

The government has 'named and shamed' 191 companies that have broken National Minimum Wage (NMW) laws.

05 Aug 2021

Consultation launched on self-employed basis period reform

HMRC has recently launched a consultation on how basis periods can be reformed for income tax for the self-employed.

05 Aug 2021

The government has published draft Finance Bill clauses

The Government has published draft clauses for the next Finance Bill, which broadly cover pre-announced policy changes.

05 Aug 2021

Claiming the fifth self-employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS) grant

HMRC has issued guidance on claiming the fifth and final self-employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS) grant.

05 Aug 2021

ICAEW urges HMRC to scrap exemptions to simplify VAT rules

The ICAEW has urged HMRC to abolish all VAT exemptions and remove all VAT options relating to land and property.

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