Residence and Domicile After Brexit

How your status affects the amount of tax you pay. For most UK citizens, the question of what income and gains should be included on their tax return is easily answered because they are both UK domiciled and UK tax resident. Anyone domiciled and resident in the UK...

2020/21 Income Tax Returns & the SEISS

Three grants worth up to £21,570 are taxable. A chunk of time has passed since the Self-Employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS) was launched in May 2020, following the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. The first taxable grant, worth up to £7,500 in total, was paid out in...

Accounting for Charities and Non-Profits

How the third sector is assessed for tax. Anyone who’s involved in operating a charity knows how it differs from running a business, both in terms of motives and objectives. HMRC treats non-profit organisations and charities very differently to businesses, offering...

Taking Charge of Planning Your Estate

Increasing house prices raise inheritance tax risk. Soaring house prices coupled with certain thresholds being frozen in the most recent Budget have the potential to drag more estates into the inheritance tax net over the coming years. Back in March 2021, Chancellor...

Self Employment Income Support Scheme: HMRC and Your Claim

As the Self-employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) comes to a close, HMRC will continue to check claims rigorously. Reviewing Claims It is always preferable to approach HMRC with a disclosure, rather than wait for HMRC to discover potential problems. As HMRC...