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Tax Deadline Looming

The deadline for online filing of 2010/11 self assessment tax returns is 31 January 2012. For anyone wishing to file their return on paper, the deadline was 31 October so online is now the way to go in order to … Continue reading

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HMRC Phishing Emails

HMRC have reported an increase in the number of ‘phishing’ emails in recent months. These are emails from scammers who disguise themselves as HMRC, often telling the recipient that they are due a tax refund. Typically the message will include … Continue reading

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Tax return 2010/11 filing deadline

The deadline for filing of self-assessment tax return forms on paper is 31 October, so at the time of writing there is about three weeks left for 2010/11 paper forms to be completed and sent out. We spoke in an … Continue reading

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Mileage allowance is now 45p

It’s been over four months now since HMRC quietly raised the mileage allowance from 40p to 45p per business mile. With fuel prices having doubled in the last 12 years or so, not to mention soaring insurance costs, this is … Continue reading

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Sole Trader vs Limited Company

One of the decisions new businesses often face is whether to operate as a sole trader, partnership or limited company. Most small business owners choose the sole trader or partnership route at least to begin with, because it’s the easier … Continue reading

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