Coronavirus Tax Payment Changes

Self-Assessment Income Tax Self-assessment income tax payers will be able to defer tax payments to January 2022. This is an extension from that initially announced moving the payment on account due by 31 July 2020 to 31 January 2021. VAT The VAT cut for tourism and hospitality industries to 5% will be extended from January … Read more

Deregistering for VAT

Deregistering for VAT When and how to begin the process of deregistration.

These days VAT thresholds are the subject of much speculation, with the Government concerned that many business owners deliberately choose to stay below the VAT-registration threshold.

Limiting your ambition in this way might seem counter-intuitive – surely you want your business to get as big as possible?

But it can make sense if you are seeking to make a sustainable living rather than get rich, perhaps by trading on online auction sites, or running a café with limited opening hours.

If your business’s turnover is predicted to fall below £83,000 over the next year, it can voluntarily deregister for VAT.

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September 2018 Newsletter

Our September newsletter brings information on HMRC confirming MTD will be relaxed during the first year for VAT-registered businesses, stamp duty tax breaks saving first-time buyers £284m, inheritance tax receipts reaching a record high of £5.2bn and SMEs citing VAT as their ‘biggest administrative headache’

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