Category: Corporate finance

New tax year – New tax rules


With the start of the new tax year, taxpayers can expect significant changes that will directly impact their finances in the next tax year (2024/25). If you haven’t already, it’s time to closely examine your…

Are barriers to investment harming your productivity?


A survey by the Bank of England (BoE) and the Department of Business and Trade has identified a potentially significant challenge facing SMEs on their journey towards growth. The survey’s findings indicate that investment is…

Putting the brakes on excessive National Insurance payments through car allowances


Businesses may be able to reclaim significant amounts of National Insurance Contributions (NICs) and plan for future savings because of a recent Tribunal ruling on how car allowances are taxed. Brought by Wilmott Dixon and…

Please leave a message – HMRC dispute resolution hotline restricted to answerphone


HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has made a significant change to the way that some taxpayers access its alternative dispute resolution (ADR) scheme. Where applicants for ADR could previously speak with a call handler, they…

R&D tax relief schemes to merge in 2024 – What it means for future claims


Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has announced a number of reforms to policies concerning businesses and innovation, in a bid to enhance growth in the economy. A significant measure concerns various tax relief schemes for businesses in…

Four new investment zones unveiled and how they could help your business


During the 2023 Autumn Statement, Chancellor Jeremy Hunt made a significant announcement about investment zones that could impact numerous businesses across the UK. The four new investment zones in Greater Manchester, West Midlands, East Midlands…

Navigating the challenge of late payments


In the world of business, cash flow is king and, for small business owners, it is a lifeline that keeps their ventures afloat and enables growth. However, in recent times, late payments have been an…

Autumn Statement backs businesses in growth bid, says WMT Chartered Accountants


The St Albans accountancy firm has lauded announcements by Chancellor Jeremy Hunt in the Autumn Statement to aim for measures to back business and workers – calling some of the new measures “a vital lifeline…

Brexit’s next chapter: EU announces new Green Tax and VAT rules


The recent survey by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) reveals a concerning lack of preparedness among UK small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) for ongoing EU regulations and tax changes. A staggering 80 per cent…

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