HFM TAX BLOG

21.04.2018

How long should you keep your records?

If you are self-employed, and obliged to submit a self-assessment tax return, you must keep your tax records for at least five years after the 31 January submission deadline of the relevant tax year. For example, if you send your 2017-18 tax return online by 31 January 2019, you must keep your records until at[…..]

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14.04.2018

GDPR Checklist

The GDPR takes force from 25 May 2018. You should start planning so that on that date you can demonstrate compliance with the GDPR. Businesses are expected to put into place comprehensive but proportionate governance measures. The following checklist will allow you to prepare for the GDPR by documenting existing procedures, looking for areas to[…..]

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07.04.2018

GDPR – New requirements for all businesses!

GDPR is coming and businesses need to be ready. European data protection laws are going to change and come into force 25 May 2018. These new laws will affect all businesses in the UK and the current Data Protection Act (DPA) will be updated to reflect the GDPR obligations. The GDPR is a framework with[…..]

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03.04.2018

Workplace Pension Changes

Don’t forget that the rate of minimum deduction for Workplace Pension schemes is increasing from 6 April 2018. For the employer, the minimum contribution rises from 1% of salary to 2%, and for the employee from 1% to 3%. Obviously if deductions are already above these new minimums nothing need be done but for all others[…..]

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14.03.2018

Spring Statement 2018

As you would expect, the Spring Statement delivered by the Chancellor Philip Hammond, to Parliament on 13 March 2018, was peppered with party political jibes no doubt intended to lift the spirits of his own party and dismay the opposition parties. There was very little “promised” in terms of new tax or other strategic items[…..]

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06.02.2018

Getting ready for Making Tax Digital

Regular readers of this blog will be aware, the government has back-tracked on their original proposal to digitise taxpayers’ affairs. The original plan, to have most self-employed traders and landlords uploading accounts and VAT data from April 2018, was scrapped. The new plan, delayed until April 2019, requires traders registered for VAT, and with turnover[…..]

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