In January we told you about our in-house IT Specialist Matt Arnold and the voluntary work he does with Birdman Parrot Rescue. Last week we had a day when the birds came to work! Matt is the one who makes the IT equipment and paperless office run smoothly here at Jones Harris. Information technology is […]

Dates and deadlines for this month and June 2019 – 1 May 2019 – Due date for Corporation Tax due for the year ended 30 July 2018. 19 May 2019 – PAYE and NIC deductions due for month ended 5 May 2019. (If you pay your tax electronically the due date is 22 May 2019) […]

If you’re an employer, you have a statutory duty to provide your employees with a copy of their P60 (pay and tax details for 2018-19) on or before the end of May 2019. If you distribute P60s and then discover that changes need to be made you will need to give employees a replacement P60 […]

You will pay Scottish Income Tax if you live in Scotland, Income Tax if you live in England or Northern Ireland and the Welsh Income Tax if you live in Wales. At present, the only regional variations under the control of the Scottish or Welsh government’s are the rates of Income Tax charged. For 2019-20, […]

On the face of it, this sounds implausible. How can you change your will if you have died? In reality, as long as any beneficiaries left worse off after any change, agree, you can change a person’s will after their death. Any change must be completed within two years of the death. The circumstances that […]

The expenses you claim against your property income will need to follow the usual HMRC ruling that the costs must be incurred wholly and exclusively for the purpose of renting out the property. An example set out on the Gov.uk website illustrates the point: If you buy a new vacuum cleaner for your own home, […]

As technology becomes increasingly more sophisticated, employers and employees alike may be tempted to make use of covert recordings of telephone conversations and meetings at work. There’s also a temptation to read and/or monitor employees emails without their permission. But what are the legalities of this kind of practice? Covert Recording Should you be tempted […]

Access Fylde Coast is a new project which will deliver a major transformation of the overarching welcome offer, range of products, services and experiences available to people visiting the Fylde Coast with disabilities/access issues. Is your business ready for the ‘Purple Pound’? It will play a major part in boosting tourism and supporting the local […]