All posts by Beth Hogg

Illegal dividends – what they are and how to avoid them

Dividends are usually a great, tax efficient way of withdrawing money from a company by the owners.  A company can declare a dividend if it has sufficient profits available within the business. However, there are […]

UK Dividend tax rates and thresholds for 2018/19

As the end of the current financial tax year is fast approaching, it’s a good idea to think about whether you have fully maximised the amount you can withdraw from the company tax free and […]

Christmas – Tax Benefits and Expenses

With Christmas just around the corner, it is worth considering what expenses you can claim through your limited company. The “Annual Party” As a director of a limited company, you are exempt from paying tax […]

Off-payroll changes to IR35 to the private sector

Budget 2018: The headlines

The Budget 2018 was released yesterday, and it seems it was a hugely anticipated budget for many reasons – Brexit and IR35 to name a few.  Here are some of the main changes discussed in […]

Change to the company car scheme could help electric cars!

Looking to change your car soon? Maybe wait until 2020!

Low-Emission Company Car Vehicles Benefits – April 2020 From April 2020, the company car benefit system will be changing significantly and as a result, zero and low emission vehicles might become very attractive. The changes […]

Eamonns Holmes and his IR35 tax issues

Eamonn Holmes facing up to £2m in tax relating to IR35

The next high-profile TV presenter that HMRC has its focus on over their IR35 status is Eamonn Holmes. His company, Red White and Green Ltd has been awaiting the Court’s ruling over whether he has […]

Making tax digital

Making Tax Digital for VAT – Are you ready for April 2019?

Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT is the Government’s first phase in what they believe is making tax administration more effective, efficient and easier for taxpayers. The Government has said that one of the main […]

Gross Payment Status

CIS – Gross Payment Status Update

The Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) requires contractors to deduct tax at source on payments made to a subcontractor. However, the subcontractor can register with HMRC for gross payment status to stop the tax at source […]