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Workplace pension responsibilities

Workplace pension responsibilities

Automatic enrolment for workplace pensions has helped many employees make provision for their retirement, with employers and government also contributing to make a larger pension pot.

The law states that employers must

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Tax-free child care

Tax-free child care

HMRC is reminding parents that they may be eligible for Tax-Free Childcare (TFC) to help pay for Easter school holidays childcare costs.

The TFC scheme can help parents of children aged up to 11 years old (17 for those

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Invest and save tax

Invest and save tax

The Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) is a generous tax relief that allows for the total amount of qualifying expenditure on plant and machinery to be deducted from your profits before tax.

The AIA can be claimed by an

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What a tax code means

What a tax code means

The letters in your tax code signify your entitlement (or not) to the annual tax free personal allowance. The tax codes are updated periodically and help employer’s work out how much tax to deduct from an employee’s pay

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Apprenticeships boost

Apprenticeships boost

From the start of April 2024, the government will increase the amount of funding that employers who are paying the apprenticeship levy can pass onto other businesses. Apprenticeships can currently be funded by a levy

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Register of Overseas Entities

Register of Overseas Entities

The Register of Overseas Entities came into force in the UK on 1 August 2022. The register is held by Companies House and requires overseas entities that own land or property in the UK to declare their beneficial owners

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Tax Diary April/May 2024

Tax Diary April/May 2024

1 April 2024 – Due date for corporation tax due for the year ended 30 June 2023.

19 April 2024 – PAYE and NIC deductions due for month ended 5 April 2024. (If you pay your tax electronically the due date is 22 April

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