What are Childcare Vouchers

What are Childcare Vouchers

Childcare Vouchers (Old scheme) – This employer led scheme allows you to provide a member of staff with childcare vouchers worth up to £55 per week completely tax free. You can gift the vouchers instead of salary (salary sacrifice). You save the employer’s national...
New treatment of employee expenses in UK

New treatment of employee expenses in UK

HMRC have changed the rules on the re-imbursement of expenses to employees. Expenses are no longer treated as taxable income and do not need to be reported on a P11D annually as before. Expenses qualify for this treatment if, had the employee borne the cost personally...
Annual Investment Allowance

Annual Investment Allowance

AIA which provides 100% tax relief on qualifying Capex has been set at £200,000 from 1st January 2016. This has now been made permanent. Annual Investment Allowance has fluctuated throughout its history. It started at £50,000 in 2008, rose to £100,000, fell again to...
VAT refund rules changed

VAT refund rules changed

For the last 43 years firms who registered for VAT were able to claim back VAT paid on stocks and assets held at the date of registration. HMRC have changed its interpretation of the rules to a “pro rata” basis. For example a van bought by a business a year prior to...