Sinclair Day

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
September 5, 2017

Corporate governance reforms announced

The government has issued its response to its consultation which started in November 2016 on corporate governance reform. Its response document sets out proposals for a “world-leading package” of corporate governance reforms which it now intends to
September 5, 2017

Failing to prevent facilitation of tax evasion

A new corporate offence of failing to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion will come into force on 30 September 2017 under the Criminal Finances Act 2017. Under the legislation, a relevant body, (B), which can be either a company or a partnership