Rental Cost When Working Away From Home

Rental Cost When Working Away From Home

When working away from home an employee may find it more cost-effective to rent a flat or apartment rather than book a hotel if the arrangement is for any duration. A case that involved Tim Healy, the actor, helps to shed some light on the tax deductibility of this...
Working From Home While Abroad

Working From Home While Abroad

It is becoming increasingly common, especially amongst online businesses, for the workforce to be spread globally and for employees to work from home. Employers need to be aware of their responsibilities both in the UK and the country where the employee is based....
Businesses Repay £1.3bn of Furlough

Businesses Repay £1.3bn of Furlough

Businesses have paid back £1.3bn worth of furlough cash with £300m returned in the last three months alone, official statistics reveal. Businesses that have overclaimed or decided they no longer need payments received through the coronavirus job retention scheme...
Making Tax Digital Update

Making Tax Digital Update

Despite persistently denying there was any possibility of a delay to the Making Tax Digital (“MTD”) timetable, it has been confirmed that the introduction of MTD for income tax has been postponed another year to 2024. “The government recognises the challenges...
VAT Changes for Amazon 2021 – Everything That You Need to Know

VAT Changes for Amazon 2021 – Everything That You Need to Know

The changes outlined below are relevant to businesses that are selling on Amazon to customers in the UK where the goods are stored outside the UK or where the goods are stored within the UK but the seller is based outside the UK. On the first of January 2021, several...
Ecommerce VAT Changes 2021

Ecommerce VAT Changes 2021

From the start of 2021, HMRC introduced a number of changes to the rules of VAT for ecommerce and how businesses need to account for it. Some of these changes are a direct result of Brexit and any business making sales or deliveries of goods to consumers in the EU are...