Sinclair Day

September 5, 2018

Student loan refunds

Student Loans are part of the government's financial support package for students in higher education in the UK. They are available to help students meet their expenses while they are studying, and it is HMRC’s responsibility to collect repayments
September 5, 2018

Update on Bank Referral Scheme

The government’s Bank Referral Scheme was launched in November 2016. The scheme, created by the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015, is designed to help improve SME access to finance and competition in the SME lending market. The bank
September 5, 2018

Take care when making VAT reclaims

The Court of Appeal recently heard a taxpayer's appeal against a decision of the Upper Tribunal to recover an amount of overpaid VAT. The claim related to historic VAT claims colloquially known as Fleming claims. Until March 2009, there existed an
September 5, 2018

Make a claim on an estate

There are special intestacy rules that govern how assets are divided if you die without making a will. If this happens your assets are passed on to family members in accordance with a set legal formula. This can result in a distribution of assets