Monthly Archives: March 2023

Giant ‘B’ on the move to grow awareness of B Corp Certification

B Corp Angel of the North

The ICONIC ‘B’ behind B Corp Certification has popped up in the North East as part of a drive to build understanding of the B Corp movement as part of B Corp month.   Along with staff from Robson Laidler, other representatives from North East certified B Corps stood with […]

Van tax

van tax

Most people are aware that if you get a company car as part of your employment, the car will create a taxable benefit in kind. The employer is probably not going to be able to recover any VAT on its purchase either because HMRC will usually view that it is […]

Unusual tax facts

unusual tax facts

Time for a more light-hearted look at some unusual (or useless!) tax facts as we approach the end of the alphabet! with our A-Z tax blog series. Weird and wonderful facts: One of the first recorded taxes in the UK was the Danegeld, a tax on Anglo-Saxon landowners to pay […]

Spring Budget 2023

Spring Budget 2023

On 15 March 2023 the Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt delivered his Spring Budget. Here is a summary of the most important announcements. Overview Most tax rates and allowances were announced in advance at the Autumn Statement, so the Budget focused more on spending than on tax Personal tax […]

Tax Planning

year end tax planning

The UK tax year runs from 6 April to 5 April of the following year. Here are some end of year tax planning tips: Make use of ISA’s – these accounts allow you to save and invest tax-free so consider making use of your ISA allowance before the end of […]