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Professionals call on Treasury not to lower VAT threshold before MTD and Brexit - 9 July 2018

The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) of the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) has called on the Treasury to resist pressure to reduce the VAT threshold from its current £85,000 until after the implementation of Making Tax Digital (MTD)

A quarter of dads may be missing out on paternity pay, according to a new report - 9 July 2018

The TUC has launched a new campaign calling on the Government to extend paternity pay to more workers, after discovering that a quarter of fathers may be missing out. It found that of the 620,000 new working dads last year,

More than two-fifths of small business owners are still unaware of MTD - 9 July 2018

According to a new study, Making Tax Digital (MTD) is currently one of the biggest concerns for VAT-registered small business owners. The research, prepared by Intuit QuickBooks, found that more than three-quarters of SME owners found the legislation challenging and

Building contractors will have to comply with complex new VAT rules - 9 July 2018

Those working in the construction and building industry are being encouraged to get to grips with a new way of accounting for VAT. Draft legislation, subject to consultation until 20 July, provides that from 1 October 2019 builders, contractors and

Watson Buckle “in the top three per cent” of fundraisers in May - 6 June 2018

Last month, Watson Buckle’s JustGiving page, The Hot Steppers, landed a place in the top three per cent of fundraisers – out of a total of 54,600 online fundraising pages. The fantastic news comes at a time when Watson Buckle

Watson Buckle’s Privacy Notice updated in line with GDPR - 6 June 2018

With the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) now in full force, Watson Buckle has updated its Privacy Notice to reflect changes made to the ways in which we collect, use and process data. The revised Privacy Notice can be

Keep your cloud accounting experience up-to-date - 5 June 2018

In recent days, cloud accounting provider Sage has been contacting customers to inform them that all support for their online accounts will be withdrawn in October 2018. Following the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), online accounting providers