Sinclair Day

September 6, 2017

Auto-enrolment penalties sky-rocket

Automatic enrolment for workplace pensions was instigated to encourage employees to start making provision for their retirement with employers - the government also contributing to make a larger pension pot. The timetable for employers to begin
September 6, 2017

HMRC accept changes to R & D claims

HMRC recently announced a deadline for accepting amended claims for Research and Development (R&D) tax credits. This specific opportunity relates to claims to include eligible reimbursed employee expenses as part of qualifying staff costs. Only
September 6, 2017

Update child benefit and child tax credit details

Taxpayers in receipt of child benefit and child tax credits payments should be aware that HMRC can stop making payments on the 31 August following a child’s 16th Birthday. HMRC has issued a press release reminding parents to inform them if any of
September 6, 2017

New Finance Bill published

Before the summer recess, the government confirmed that a new Finance Bill would be introduced as soon as possible after the summer recess. The House of Commons returned to Westminster on 5 September 2017. The new Finance Bill is expected to