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Taxpayers urged to renew tax credits ahead of 31 July deadline - 27 July 2018

More than 320,000 taxpayers had their tax credits stopped or altered after they failed to inform HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) of changes in circumstances, a new report has revealed.

What are the top risks faced by today’s SMEs? - 26 July 2018

A new study carried out by insurance company Allianz claims to have identified the ‘top risks’ faced by today’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

Cut tax complexity and ‘red tape’ is holding businesses back, study finds - 25 July 2018

Over recent years the UK tax system has become incredibly complex and this has been recognised by the vast majority of UK businesses, according to research from the British Chamber of Commerce (BCC) Avalara.

SMEs need to invest in individuality, study suggests - 23 July 2018

New research suggests that UK small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that fail to embrace ‘individuality’ could be alienating potential customers and clients online.

Taxpayers prepare for 2019 loan charge - 20 July 2018

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is expecting to raise some £3.2 billion in taxes as part of its crackdown on “disguised” remuneration schemes.

HMRC calls for ‘shocking’ new powers - 19 July 2018

In a policy document published by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) earlier this week, the tax authority has requested new powers to be able to access taxpayers’ bank accounts without requesting permission beforehand.

Bradford accountant aces complex CTA exams - 18 July 2018

Rebecca Hurford, a longstanding accountant at award-winning Bradford firm Watson Buckle, has successfully passed her Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) exams in recent days.