Business Tax

Business rate reforms could lead to losses for some councils

Councils are forecast to see divergent effects on their funding due to the business rates reforms in 2016/17.

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Paper tax return final reminder

A final reminder to submit your paper tax return for the 2015/16 tax year on 31 October 2016.

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UK tax gap falls in 2014/15

The UK tax gap between the amount of tax due and that actually collected fell to 6.5% in 2014/15, according to figures by HMRC.

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Rise in total UK tax receipts

Total UK tax receipts (excluding North Sea oil and gas revenues) increased by 83% since 1999/00, according to figures by HMRC.

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Intangible assets outstrip ‘bricks and mortar’ investment

Is your company investing in R&D? Intangible asset investment reached £133 billion in 2014, according to research by the Intellectual Property Office.

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Lack of clarity on apprenticeship levy among businesses

Are you ready for the apprenticeship levy? 39% of business owners still have no understanding of the forthcoming reforms.

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Patent Box relief tops £343 million

Has your company used the Patent Box? 700 companies used the Patent Box in its first year with a total value of £343 million.

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Businesses pay £32 billion in corporation tax

Businesses paid a record £32 billion in corporation tax last year, according to Funding Options.

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Plans to reduce tax savings from salary sacrifice schemes

HMRC has announced plans to reduce tax and national insurance contributions savings from salary sacrifice schemes.

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Digital tax account consultation launched

The smallest businesses will be exempt from quarterly reporting to HMRC, government proposals about the transition to digital tax accounts have revealed.

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