Gaps in NIC records

National Insurance credits can help qualifying applicants fill gaps in their National Insurance records. This can assist taxpayers to build the number of qualifying years of National Insurance contributions which can increase the amount of benefits a

MTD for VAT – digital records required

The MTD for VAT regime started in April 2019 when businesses with a turnover above the VAT threshold of £85,000 became mandated to keep their records digitally and provide their VAT return information to HMRC using MTD compatible software.

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Tax relief for job-related expenses

If you receive no compensation from your employer for work related expenses you have paid, you can still claim tax relief for some expenses that relate to working from home. HMRC will usually allow you to claim tax relief if you use your own money

Tax relief if working from home

If you are an employee working from home, you may be able to claim tax relief for some of the bills you pay that are related to your work.

Employers can reimburse employees for the additional household expenses incurred by working at home. The

Spreading the cost of tax bills

One of the announcements by HMRC at the start of the coronavirus pandemic was the introduction of emergency measures to help those affected by COVID-19 using the existing Time to Pay service. Many businesses and self-employed people with outstanding

Hobbies and artificial trades

HMRC uses a number of different measures to help determine whether an activity is a trade irrespective of whether the activity leads to a profit or a loss. This includes looking at whether an activity is a hobby or artificial trade.

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