University students taking part-time jobs are at increased risk of falling victim to scams, HMRC is warning. Higher numbers of students going to university this year means more young people may choose to take on part-time work. Being new to interacting with HMRC and unfamiliar with genuine contact from the department could make them vulnerable to scams. […]

In a recent press release issued by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, with the leading title “Unleashing Data’s Power”, it was announced: The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is set for an overhaul to drive greater innovation and growth in the UK’s data sector and better protect the public from major data threats, […]

From April 2022, in line with announcements made last month, National Insurance Class 1 contributions (that will affect employed persons and their employers) and Class 4 contributions (that will affect the self-employed), are increasing by 1.25%. These increases will affect all employed and self-employed workers that presently pay National Insurance. This increase will only apply […]

If you have been keeping up with announcements from Downing Street, you will know that from April 2022 the hybrid rates of Income Tax on dividend income are increasing by 1.25 percentage points. The changes from April 2022 are: The first £2,000 of dividends received are free of any additional tax charge, no change here. […]

HMRC has restarted debt collection activities with taxpayers. It will initially focus on activities relating to collecting debts from people who are least affected by Covid-19: those who are most able to pay their tax debts taxpayers who have not responded to any correspondence or have not contacted HMRC to manage their account and arrears. […]

The benefits of cake baking were seen in the Jones Harris office recently, as our expert cooks rustled up some tasty treats for a great cause. No doubt many of you will have taken part in the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning, hosted each year by Macmillan Cancer Support. After all, cake is one of life’s […]

The Together for Our Planet campaign is asking UK businesses to visit the UK Business Climate Hub. Commit to achieving net zero ahead of the United Nations Climate Change conference (COP26) in Glasgow in November. The Together for Our Planet digital toolkit contains resources that you can use on your journey towards net zero. UK […]

1 September 2021 – Due date for Corporation Tax due for the year ended 30 November 2020. 19 September 2021 – PAYE and NIC deductions due for month ended 5 September 2021. (If you pay your tax electronically the due date is 22 September 2021) 19 September 2021 – Filing deadline for the CIS300 monthly […]