Topical Tips

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PLEASE NOTE: The Archive is a historical resource and by the very nature of these tips the details of tax law might have changed since they were published, so contact your Barnes Roffe partner before acting on any matter contained in these tips.

September 08, 2014

TT205: The Broadband Delivery UK Scheme

Get a grant of up to £3,000 for broadband connection! The BBC recently featured an (FSB) Federation of Small Business’ report stating that one of the major constraints that UK SME’s face is the lack of high speed internet connectivity – particularly in and around London.
August 22, 2014

TT204: Where is my holiday pay?

Under the EU Working Time Regulations 1998, full time employees in the UK are entitled to a minimum of 5.6 weeks paid holiday. Bank holidays do not have to be given as paid leave.
June 10, 2014

TT203: Computer Virus

Many of you might have read press commentary following publicity of a major computer virus threat in the news. Apparently the UK’s National Crime Agency has put out publicity about a potential major cyber threat.
May 28, 2014

TT202: Place of Supply VAT Changes

1 January 2015 will mark a significant change to the way EU based businesses account for VAT when supplying telecommunications, broadcasting and e-services (“affected services”) to private consumers located in another EU Member state.
May 14, 2014

TT201: Pensions and Savings Changes

As ever, the only constant is change, and in the Chancellor’s 2014 Budget are significant changes to both the pensions regime and ISAs. Pensions – Changes to the pensions regime will make it easier to access your pension fund pot if you have a defined contribution (money purchase) pension scheme.
April 29, 2014

TT200: The Fraudsters are after you…

We have written before on the subject of ‘scam’ and ‘phishing’ emails but unfortunately the problem is not going away and is in fact getting worse.  Clients must stay alert because fraudsters are becoming ever more sophisticated in their attempts to steal your hard earned money.
April 14, 2014

TT199: Timing is everything!

Commercial Property Transactions As your business grows and expands, there comes a point where your business will have to move to larger commercial premises. This will undoubtedly involve the purchase of new larger commercial properties.
April 01, 2014

TT198: Real Time Headache

The introduction of Real Time Information (RTI) was probably the biggest change in the PAYE system since the introduction of the system itself in 1944.
April 01, 2014

TT198: Real Time Headache

The introduction of Real Time Information (RTI) was probably the biggest change in the PAYE system since the introduction of the system itself in 1944.
March 18, 2014

TT197: Money for Nothing! – NICS for free!

The New National Insurance £2,000 “Employment Allowance” One of the more welcome measures introduced by the 2013 Budget is the new National Insurance “Employment Allowance” which will enable most businesses and charities to reduce their National Insurance liability by up to £2,000 per tax year! The new measure comes into effect on 6th April and. . .
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