Tax Return Online – Do your own or find an online accountant?

Tax Return Online – Do your own or find an online accountant?

Doing your own tax return online is obviously the cheap option compared to using an online accountant. However, is it cheaper in the long run? Have you claimed everything? If your tax affairs are very straight forward, it could make sense to do your own tax return...

New Dividend Tax Rates And Allowance

The government announced at the summer 2015 Budget, that a new dividend allowance of £5,000 will be introduced from 6 April 2016. Broadly, from that date, it is expected that the existing dividend tax credit will be abolished, a new dividend allowance of £5,000 will...

Summer Budget 2015

Summer Budget 2015 Summary Chancellor George Osborne has delivered the first Budget by a wholly Conservative government in almost 20 years, as the Summer Budget 2015. The previous budget provided some clues as to possible new measures and of course, the Conservative...

Marginal Tax Rates

Marginal Tax Rates Newsletter issue – June 2014 What rate of tax would you pay on an additional £1 of earnings? If your annual income is between £41,865 and £150,000 you may think the tax rate would be 40%, but the peculiarities of the UK tax system mean you...
Autumn Statement 2013 – Full Details Of How It Affects You

Autumn Statement 2013 – Full Details Of How It Affects You

Autumn Statement 2013 The Autumn Statement traditionally focuses on government spending rather than taxes, but George Osborne used this occasion to announce some tax changes which will take effect in 2014 and 2015. In particular, changes to capital gains tax on sales...