HMRC Statements of account

We are aware that HMRC have been issuing statements on account which in some cases have been missing income tax first payments on account for the 2018/19 tax year which are due on 31 January 2019. We therefore recommend that if you receive a payslip from HMRC that you check this against the liability advised by MBL in the cover …

Tax E-News – January 2019

Happy New Year and welcome to our first monthly newswire of 2019. We hope you enjoy reading this newsletter and find it useful. NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS TO SAVE TAX At this time of year we think about New Year’s resolutions. It is also a good time to start planning your tax affairs before the end of the tax year on …

E-wire – January 2019

Business trends to watch in 2019 Here are some of the top Business Trends to watch in 2019. Marketing will continue to become more personalised Marketing is becoming increasingly personal, and this trend will keep going as we move into the new year. No longer will stock images, generic campaigns or impersonal calls to action convince consumers. In order to …

E-wire – December 2018

The New iPad Pro – Good Enough For Business? Apple has just released its new iPad Pro, which it refers to as “the future of computing”. So, is Apple’s latest and greatest tablet good enough to replace your business laptop with? The new 2018 iPad Pro has a sleek new design and is available in 11-inch and 12.9-inch screen sizes. …

Tax E-News – December 2018

Welcome to our monthly newswire. As usual please contact us if you wish to discuss any matters in this newsletter further. CHRISTMAS IS THE TIME FOR GIVING Those thinking about making gifts at Christmas should take advantage of the various inheritance tax (IHT) exemptions and reliefs available to them. Note that certain gifts can also have capital gains tax (CGT) …

Tax News – Budget 2018

In this edition we focus on the Chancellor’s Autumn Budget announcement. MORE MONEY FOR NHS AND AN END TO AUSTERITY? As previously announced, these were the main themes of the Chancellor Phillip Hammond’s third budget but what we were waiting to hear was where the extra money was going to come from? Had he found a “Magic Money Tree”, or …

Tax News – October 2018

Welcome to our latest edition of Tax News. We hope you enjoy reading the newsletter and find it useful. CLASS 2 NICs TO CONTINUE FOR SELF-EMPLOYED In 2016 the government consulted on a proposed abolition of Class 2 National Insurance contributions (NICs) for the self-employed. This flat rate contribution, currently £2.95 a week is payable by the self-employed in addition …

E-News – October 2018

Welcome to our monthly newswire. We hope you enjoy reading this newsletter and find it useful. Marketing to Millennials Born between 1980 and 2000, Millennials are now a key target market for businesses. So how do you market your products and services to this tech-savvy generation? Millennials were the last generation to have witnessed the pre-digital era and they were …

E-News – September 2018

Welcome to our monthly newswire. We hope you enjoy reading this newsletter and find it useful. Mindful Management Being an effective manager requires a strong work ethic and the ability to guide those on your team to work toward success. Taking a more mindful approach to managing your team can help you to bring out the best in people. Mindfulness …

Tax Newsletter – September 2018

Welcome to our Tax monthly newswire. We hope you enjoy reading this newsletter and find it useful. TIME TO DECLARE OFFSHORE INCOME GAINS AND ASSETS WARNS HMRC HMRC is urging UK taxpayers to come forward and declare any foreign income or profits on offshore assets before 30 September to avoid higher tax penalties. New legislation called ‘Requirement to Correct’ requires …