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Tax on acquiring property in Wales

‘Tax is changing in Wales’ advise HMRC: and indeed it is. From April, the Welsh Government and the National Assembly for Wales take on responsibility for some taxes paid in Wales, and property acquisition is one major area of change. Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) is...

A guide to Autumn Budget 2017

A SIMPLE GUIDE TO THE BUDGET 2017 This is a basic guide, prepared by ACCA’s Technical Advisory team, for members and their colleagues or clients. It is an introduction only and should not be used as a definitive guide, since individual circumstances may vary. Specific...

Newsletter Winter 2017

Newsletter | Budget-Winter 2017   Winter Newsletter Budget – How will it affect you? Listening to the budget, it doesn’t sound as if much has immediately happened to Income Tax, VAT, Capital Gains Tax, Corporation Tax or Inheritance Tax. Over the next few days...

Newsletter Autumn 2017

Making Tax Digital for Business: plans delayed The government’s much-publicised plans for Making Tax Digital for Business (MTDfB) have taken a radical new direction, giving businesses longer to get ready for change. MTDfB involves not just mandatory quarterly updates...

6 April 2017 – Attention Landlords

It was almost two years ago in the Summer Budget 2015 that the then Chancellor, George Osborne, announced restrictions to income tax relief for interest costs incurred by landlords of residential properties. The proposals became law in November 2015 but it is only...

Making Tax Digital

It is just 7 weeks until HMRC start their pilot scheme of Making Tax Digital (MTD), this is where as a minimum businesses will be required to report their figures each quarter rather than annually as now.  The full system is due to be rolled out from 6 April 2018 –...

Christmas Opening Hours

The office will close at 4 pm on Friday 23 December. The office will re-open at 9 am on Tuesday 3 January. We would like to wish all our clients a very Merry Christmas and a Happy, Health and Prosperous New Year from all the team at Hart Parry. If there is anything...

Newsletter Winter 2016

The Autumn Statement is set to be an important event. We have a new Prime Minister and Chancellor of the Exchequer with a potentially different slant on economic policy than their predecessors. There is also the need to deal with the impact of Brexit. A busy time...

Newsletter Autumn 2016

Sorting out interest receipts On 6 April 2016 a new allowance – the Savings Allowance – was introduced into our tax system. The Savings Allowance applies a new 0% rate for up to £1,000 of interest receipts for a basic rate taxpayer and up to £500 for a...

Newsletter Summer 2016

Minimum Wage rates increases rescheduled The National Living Wage (NLW) came into effect in April 2016 for workers aged 25 and over and has caused many businesses to consider their remuneration policies for employees. The initial rate of £7.20 is a 50p increase in the...