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Archive for the ‘Tax’ Category

Rise In HMRC Property Raids

There has been a sharp increase in HMRC carrying out property raids on individuals that evade paying tax. Within the last year, the number of raids carried out by HMRC has shot up by 28 per cent, from 593 properties the year before to 761 properties over the course of the year to March. The research conducted by Law firm Pinsent Masons shows the effort being made by HMRC to catch individuals wh...

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Potential Probate Court Fee Rise

Is your estate worth more than £500,000? If so, your probate court fees may be going up from £155 to £4,000; if your estate is worth more than £2m, make that £155 to £20,000. No, this is not Inheritance Tax: this is justice; the department of justice that is, who are proposing a huge rise in the court fees payable when Executors of a deceased estate apply for a Grant of Probate. The rise is ...

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Inheritance Tax Relief For Parents Only

Andrea Leadsom recently withdrew from the tory leadership race following the hysteria surrounding an interview she gave to the Times. The hysteria centred on the fact that Mrs Leadsom has children and her opponent in the race, Theresa May, does not. Strong opinion was voiced from some conservatives who perceived that Mrs Leadsom was unfairly discriminating against Mrs May (who wanted to have...

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Budget 2015 Breakdown

Download our PDF for a full breakdown of the 2015 Budget, in case you missed it. Budget Breakdown 2015 For more information speak to our Tax Solicitor, Alison Phillips on 020 7998 7777 or email her at alison.phillips@bloomsbury-law.com.

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2015 Budget Information

Keep track with everything that's happening with the 2015 Budget on Wednesday 18th March 2015. We have concatenated all the useful links to do with the budget so you can keep one step ahead of George Osborne. If you have any tax queries please get in contact with our Tax specialist, Alison Phillips on +44 (0)207 998 7777. ------------------------------------------------------...

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UK Payroll Dates – 2015

2015 UK Payroll, Employer Reporting and Form 42 Deadlines and Dates It is important for employers to be aware of the reporting deadlines this year (see HMRC payroll annual reporting). See the summary table below. In addition if you have UK employees, officers or directors that get share options or acquire shares then it is likely that you will need to report the share acquisitions (Invest...

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Useful HMRC TAX Calculators

Here is a list of the most useful tax calculators that HMRC provide. If you are an expat or non-dom, do check whether UK tax applies to you and if you are not sure do call us on +44 (0)207 998 7777. (more…)

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