Category Archives: Taxable Benefits

How will the pension reforms affect you?

New pension freedoms for over 55s that were introduced at the start of the month represent the biggest shake-up to pensions in a generation. Although the reforms will change the way we save and spend before and during retirement, Newcastle based firm Robson Laidler is warning people not to be […]

People need to be aware of changes to tax-efficient schemes

Newcastle based accountants Robson Laidler are reminding individuals that a number of tax-efficient investment schemes will be changing soon. The reminder comes after the Chancellor, George Osborne, announced a number of changes to venture capital trusts (VCT) and enterprise investment schemes (EIS) during this year’s Budget. Under the reforms, EIS […]

Be Prepared for Changes to Prompt Payment Discounts

Newcastle-based accountancy firm Robson Laidler is reminding business owners that HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has announced the rules surrounding VAT declaration on prompt payment discounts (PPDs) are changing from 1 April 2015. PPDs offer a reduction to the price of goods and services between a supplier and customer if […]