There’s a significant change ahead for all residential property owners with Capital Gains Tax (CGT) to pay. From April 2020 a new piece of tax legislation comes into force. It might apply to the sale of any second homes and investment properties which you own. Change Ahead for Residential Property Owners The new rule applies […]

Have you got your EORI Number? Your Economic Operators Registration and Identification number is a European Union registration and identification number. It’s for businesses which import or export goods into or out of the EU. You need it to move goods into or out of the EU (including the UK). Have you got your EORI […]

The following press release was published by HMRC last month. Extracts are reproduced below: Sir Amyas Morse, the former Comptroller and Auditor General and Chief Executive of the National Audit Office (NAO), will lead an independent review of the Loan Charge… The review will consider whether the policy is an appropriate way of dealing with […]

1 October 2019 – Due date for Corporation Tax due for the year ended 31 December 2018. 19 October 2019 – PAYE and NIC deductions due for month ended 5 October 2019. (If you pay your tax electronically the due date is 22 October 2019.) 19 October 2019 – Filing deadline for the CIS300 monthly […]

Follow the outline below to ensure that the cost of your annual staff party will not create tax issues for you or your staff. The event must be open to all employees at a specific location. An annual Christmas party, or other annual event offered to staff, generally is not taxable on those attending, provided […]

Although the Brexit process continues to throw a spanner into the normal workings of government, there are a few certainties from a tax point of view that will be effective from April 2020. A few property related changes are noted in this article: Presently, the last 18 months of ownership of a residential property are […]

Last month we reported the changes that CIS, VAT registered contractors and sub-contractors were about to face with the introduction of the “reverse charge” process from 1 October 2019. Shortly after our newsletter was published, HMRC conceded that it was aware that the industry was struggling to adapt to the new rules and, as Brexit […]

No one can resist cake for a good cause! The kettle boiled for Macmillan coffee mornings in offices all across the country last week, and our office kettle here at Jones Harris was no exception! Just as thousands of others did, our staff held their own version of the ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’ in aid […]

Many of you will know Emily Swarbrick, the friendly face who deals with queries in reception here at Jones Harris. We’d like you to join the team in wishing a happy birthday to Emily. Happy Birthday to Emily Emily turns 30 at the end of September whilst on holiday in Iceland, so the girls in […]