Jackson Stephen Blog

This is where we air our opinions or pass on our thoughts and comments on occasion, when the mood takes us. Usually about business matters, it must be said.

The general idea is to disprove the notion that accountants say nothing at dinner parties! We have even been known to be amusing! Read on.

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Diary Of Main Tax Events July/August 2018

Diary of main tax events in July and August 2018

29-Jun-2018

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New VAT Rules For Building Trade In 2019

Under new rules due to come in on 1 October 2019 builders, sub- contractors and other trades associated with the construction industry will have to start using a new method of accounting for VAT.

29-Jun-2018

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Notify HMRC Of EBT And Similar Loans By 30 September

HMRC have published revised guidance on settling tax liabilities in relation to the use of disguised remuneration schemes involving Employee Benefit Trusts (EBTs) and similar arrangements.

29-Jun-2018

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Jackson Stephen Expands Marketing Team

Warrington based independent chartered accountancy and business advisory practice, Jackson Stephen LLP, has strengthened its marketing team with the appointment of Emily Wade as marketing assistant.

30-May-2018

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Renewal of EU State Aid Approval for EMI Schemes

Following HMRC’s unexpected statement on 4 April 2018 in which they announced the expiry of EU State Aid approval for the EMI Scheme as of 6 April 2018, many companies have been advised to defer the grant of any EMI options until such time as the government has secured fresh EU State Aid approval from Brussels.

30-May-2018

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Warrington Accountancy Firm Expands Service Offering With New Forensic Accounting Manager

Leading Warrington-based accountancy firm, Jackson Stephen LLP, has recently strengthened its service offering with the appointment of Forensic Manager, Andrew Davies.

30-May-2018

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2019 Loan Charge – What are my options?

The finance (No.2) Act 2017 enables HMRC to bring into charge any loans which remain outstanding by the 6th April 2019. This will apply to any disguised remuneration schemes which were entered into on, or after, the 6th April 1999.

16-May-2018

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HMRC to speed up CGT payments for Residential Property Sales

Under current rules, UK resident individuals who dispose of chargeable assets must disclose the transactions on their self-assessment tax return due by 31st January following the tax year of disposal and pay the capital gains tax (CGT) by this date.

15-May-2018

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A re-cap on the High Income Child Benefit Charge (HICBC)

In 2013 the Child Benefit rules were amended to the affect that households with ‘high income’ would be required to pay back some or all of the Child Benefit they receive, through the self-assessment tax system.

10-Apr-2018

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Changes to the taxation of termination payments

New rules regarding the taxation of termination payments have now come into force.

10-Apr-2018

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