The Covid-19 pandemic has placed the office Christmas party firmly off the menu this year. Regardless of what restrictions are in place over the Christmas
The Covid-19 pandemic has meant that more employees worked from home than ever before. This trend looks set to continue following the Government’s latest advice
In June 2020, the Government announced that it was making funding available to customs intermediaries and businesses to help increase their capacity to make customs
Company car ‘availability’ during the Covid-19 pandemic For many, their working patterns changed as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Some employees were required to
Here’s the latest information on mileage rates for company cars, including the new coronavirus measures and what’s happening with the Advisory Electricity Rate for electric cars.
Company car mileage rates update The company car benefit tax charge does not cover fuel provided for a company vehicle. This means that where an
Employers have until 6 July 2020 to tell HMRC about taxable benefits and expenses provided to employees in 2019/20. Find out more…
Reporting expenses and benefits for 2019/20 Employers who provided taxable expenses and benefits to employees in 2019/20 need to tell HMRC about them by 6
“Just because a gift is provided each year, or is provided to all staff members, does not mean that the employee has a contractual entitlement to it.”
Trivial benefit traps – Contractual obligations The trivial benefits exemption allows employers to provide employees with low cost benefits free of tax and National Insurance
As business owners we all want to make sure our company is a great place to work. Have you considered giving your employees or even their family members educational scholarships?
Partnership rather than a limited company. We explain why in today’s blog. Employer-funded scholarships Special tax rules apply to scholarships, which include exhibitions, bursaries or
With holiday season in full swing, we explain the strict scenarios where you can deduct for business entertaining and gifts in calculating taxable profits.
Can we deduct entertaining expenses? The tax rules on the deductibility of entertaining expenses are harsh and often misunderstood – the fact that the expenditure
When is a car a pool car? Rather than allocating specific cars to particular employees, some employers find it preferable to operate a carpool and
Tax-free mobile phone Mobile phones are ubiquitous – they are also subject to a tax exemption which enables employees to enjoy a mobile phone provided
Electricity for electric cars – a tax-free benefit The Government is keen to encourage drivers to make environmentally friendly choices when it comes to choosing