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Automatic Enrolment contributions to increase - 12 February 2019

The next increase in Automatic Enrolment (AE) pension contributions for both employees and employers will take place from 6 April 2019. The minimum employer contribution will increase from two per cent to three per cent, while the employee contribution will

ICAEW reveal valentine’s tax benefits - 11 February 2019

It may not be the most romantic reason to propose but with valentine’s day just a few days away the ICAEW are highlighting the tax benefits of getting married or entering a civil partnership.

Government promises simplified customs procedures in event of no-deal Brexit - 8 February 2019

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) will introduce a simplified importing procedure for businesses trading with the EU should the UK leave without a deal in March.

HMRC takes new measures to toughen stance on debt recovery - 7 February 2019

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has toughened its stance on debt recovery, by taking money owed to them directly from hundreds of pay packets during the last financial year.

SMEs: The importance of purpose - 6 February 2019

The importance of purpose for the UK’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) has been explored in a recent report. It found that a massive 91 per cent said that a vital part of running a successful business is having a

Record number of Self-Assessment tax returns filed by the deadline - 4 February 2019

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has revealed that a total of 93.68 per cent of Self-Assessment tax returns were filed by the deadline.

Trading after Brexit: What is an EORI number and why do I need one? - 1 February 2019

The Government has written to more than 145,000 VAT-registered businesses across the UK, explaining the potential changes to customs, excise and VAT in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal.