Business Tax

Apprenticeship levy could lead to businesses abandoning training

Is your business prepared for the apprenticeship levy? The Confederation of British Industry has called for a 'radical rethink' ahead of its April 2017 introduction.

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Daily penalties date for late tax returns approaching

Those who have yet to file their online tax return with HMRC for the 2014/15 tax year could face daily penalty charges.

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Range of tax changes for businesses

Several tax changes have come into effect from 1 April 2016 that will affect businesses.

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Apprenticeship levy may disadvantage smaller businesses

The Chartered Institute of Taxation has urged the government to rethink its approach to the apprenticeship levy set to be introduced from April 2017.

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Record business rates collection for councils

Local councils are expected to collect a record £23.5 billion in business rates by 2017.

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Uncertainty over quarterly tax returns

The incoming legislation requiring small businesses to digitally submit their information quarterly will lead to previously compliant individuals becoming non-compliant, according to The Low Incomes Tax Group.

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Tax body reviews new approach to large company taxation

The Charted Institute of Taxation has responded to the new measures published in the Finance Bill 2016 to improve tax compliance.

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R&D tax relief plan launched

A new plan to boost investment in research and development for smaller businesses has been launched by the government.

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Employers worried about pension tax relief changes

Businesses have raised concerns over the possible changes to pension tax relief announced in Summer Budget 2015 in a survey released by Aviva.

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Awareness and uptake in government investment schemes uneven

The system of claiming tax relief on investments should be used by the government to make investment easier and realise the potential of existing schemes, a new report by the Institute of Directors argues.

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