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May 2018  

Welcome to our May newswire

Our aim is to keep you up-to-date with ideas and information that will help you gain the best possible advantages in working with us.

This newswire will be sent regularly to help achieve this aim, and we hope you enjoy reading them.

  “Do not become complacent over Inheritance Tax planning,” warn Finchley accountants

Professionals from a Finchley-based accountancy firm are urging people not to become complacent over Inheritance Tax (IHT) planning, as the tax-free threshold for certain estates rises this month.

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  Do you offer an EMI scheme? These are the new rules you need to know about

EU State Aid approval for the Enterprise Management Incentives (EMI) scheme
expired on 6 April 2018, meaning any share options received after this date may not
be eligible for tax reliefs.

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  Dividend Allowance cut could cost you £1,143. Is it time to restructure?

For a while, company directors have been able to make a tax-efficient living by taking a combination of salary and dividends due to the generous Dividend Allowance.

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  Workplace pension contributions more than double

The percentage of salary employers and employees must contribute to a workplace pension has increased from 6 April 2018.

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  1.3 million SMEs hoping to branch out internationally to boost growth

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has been granted new powers to help combat online VAT fraud conducted on digital marketplaces.

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OTS calls for overhaul of ‘complex’ tax charges and reliefs

An overhaul of “the complex patchwork” of tax charges and reliefs affecting businesses throughout various stages of the business lifecycle is urgently required in order to stimulate growth among small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) has said.

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  270,000 late penalty notices cancelled by the Revenue

A response to a freedom of information request has revealed that HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) cancelled 270,000 late penalty notices in 2016.

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