2018 ISA savings

2018 ISA savings The Autumn Budget 2017 made surprisingly few tweaks to the pensions and savings regime. However, a notable change came in the form of the junior ISA subscription limit being [...]

Taxation of Furnished Holiday Lets

Taxation of furnished holiday lets If you own properties which qualify as Furnished Holiday Lettings (FHLs), this is the Smart Team’s guide on whether you qualify for tax relief on the rental [...]

Stamp duty refunds still delayed

Stamp duty refunds still delayed George Osborne’s stamp duty charge was implemented in April 2016 in an effort to stop the growth of buy-to-let business. The 3% surcharge payable by anyone [...]

Card Transaction Programme

Card Transaction Programme In our last blog, we looked at the Requirement to Correct campaign currently underway with HMRC. There is another important campaign running too and it’s called the [...]

Requirement to Correct

Requirement to Correct It seems that tax evasion and avoidance is something we see in the newspapers every other day. Since the big financial collapse in 2008, governments under pressure from [...]

Up to £100,000 in loan funding – Smart Team

Up to £100,000 in loan funding – Smart Team   The government have recently launched a new initiative that means your company could be entitled to a loan of up to £100,000. If you’re planning [...]

Important buy-to-let landlord rules

Important buy-to-let landlord rules Which? magazine reported last month that more than 300,000 landlords across the UK had been caught out by fines of up to £5,000 for breaking new energy [...]

EC Sales List

EC Sales List If your business supplies VAT-registered companies within the EU, you’ll need to complete an EC sales list. Here’s what an EC sales list is and what you need to know.   EC [...]