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February 19, 2018

HMRC clarifies commencement provisions for termination payment tax changes

From 6 April 2018, all payments in lieu of notice (PILONs) equivalent to the amount of basic pay will be taxable as earnings, i.e. subject to tax and NICs, regardless of whether there is a PILON clause in the employee’s employment contract. As such,
February 14, 2018

Tax-Free Childcare available now

The Tax-Free Childcare Scheme (TFCS) was launched in April 2017 to the first tranche of working parents. The scheme was initially made available to working parents of children aged under 4 on 31 August 2017. On 15 January 2018, the scheme was
February 14, 2018

How to get proof of employment history

A special employment history request can be submitted by taxpayers for those needing to make a claim for compensation. The form is usually used for claims relating to industrial injuries, road traffic accidents, medical negligence and hardship. HMRC
February 14, 2018

Can you change a Will after death?

One might expect that the answer to this question would be a definitive no. However, under certain circumstances a will can actually be changed after death. This is done by using what is known as a Deed of Variation. Any changes to the will must be