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IR35 Reforms or Changes to Off Payroll Working Rules Coming into Play from April 2020

Changes to IR35 Off Payroll Working Rules for the private sector come into force from April 2020.

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The VAT domestic reverse charge for construction services

From 1 October 2019 there will be a significant change to how suppliers in the construction industry supply chain account for VAT. The changes will apply to businesses making or receiving specified services that are reported under the Construction Industry Scheme (CIS).

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The Countryside Productivity Grant Scheme is now open

Defra has announced that the second round of the Countryside Productivity Small Grant scheme is now open with a deadline for applications of midday on 3rd September 2019

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Pension lifetime allowance breach may impact more than a million workers

An estimated 1.25 million people are set to breach the current lifetime allowance (LTA) limit of £1.055 million for pension tax relief over the course of their working life, according to new research published

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The increasing cost of death

The Taxpayers’ Alliance recently published its report on the cost of dying. The report looks at the taxes and charges which arise on death and concludes that it is becoming more expensive.

10 reasons to make a will

What do Abraham Lincoln, Howard Hughes, Pablo Picasso and Jimi Hendrix all have in common? Apart from being famous, they all died without making a will. However it’s not just the rich and famous that don’t get around to making a will.

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Why Cash May Not Be King For Businesses

There is considerable evidence of a trend for UK companies to hold larger cash balances than previously.