31 Dec 2019
Diary of main tax events January/ February 2020
Below is a list of the main tax events coming up for January and February 2020. It is important to be aware that filing your tax return late or failing...
27 Dec 2019
Get on your bike! Using the cycle to work scheme
The Department for Transport (DfT) has updated their cycle to work guidance, making it acceptable for employees to request a Certificate of any value via the cycle to work scheme....
23 Dec 2019
More money for social care?
In every General Election since 1997 there have been pledges by the various political parties to resolve the funding of care for the elderly in the UK, yet nothing has...
19 Dec 2019
Gifts to charity
Where possible higher rate taxpayers should “Gift Aid” any payments to charity to provide additional benefit to the charity and for the individual to obtain additional tax relief on the...
18 Dec 2019
Beavis Morgan R&D Tax Relief Autumn newsletter
We are delighted to announce that the first edition of our Beavis Morgan Research & Development Tax Relief newsletter has been published. If you have not yet subscribed to receive...
16 Dec 2019
Season’s greetings from Beavis Morgan
As 2019 draws to a close, we would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your valued support this past year. As in previous years, rather than send...
12 Dec 2019
Boris Johnson to delay 17 per cent rate of corporation tax
Corporation tax is scheduled to be reduced from 19 per cent to 17 per cent from 1 April 2020. However, in a speech to the CBI on 18 November, Mr...
11 Dec 2019
Crystallising capital gains ahead of the general election
With one day to go until the 2019 general election voting day, latest election polls show a Conservative led government to be the most likely outcome. However, as we all...
11 Dec 2019
London leads as top global fintech hub
London ranks number one in the world for the highest number of fintech headquarters. According to a joint report from Savills and flexible office specialist Workthere, London hosts 1,000 finch...
10 Dec 2019
Christmas gifts of up to £50 to employees
Remember that certain gifts to staff at Christmas are tax free if structured correctly. Ever since April 2016 employers are allowed to provide their directors and employees with certain “trivial”...
06 Dec 2019
Election tax proposals – More money for NHS?
The various political parties have all made bold promises in the run up to the General Election about increased spending if elected, particularly extra money for the NHS. Although many...
05 Dec 2019
Manufacturing hit by Brexit uncertainty, with high job losses
The manufacturing sector experienced the highest job losses in November, more than any other month since September 2012. According to the latest IHS Markit/CIPS Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI), Brexit uncertainty...
04 Dec 2019
Diary of main tax events December 2019 and January 2020
Below is a list of the main tax events coming up for December 2019 and January 2020. It is important to be aware that filing your tax return late or...
29 Nov 2019
Beavis Morgan awarded Cyber Essentials accreditation
Following a stringent independent evaluation of our systems, we are pleased to confirm that the Beavis Morgan group has been awarded Cyber Essentials accreditation, further acknowledging our commitment to cyber...
28 Nov 2019
Furnished holiday lettings businesses also qualify for capital gains tax relief
Furnished holiday lettings businesses are eligible for capital allowances on equipment in the property. Where the business incurs finance costs such as mortgage interest the restriction that applies to other...