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Budget 2021 summary and key tax legislation

The Budget 2021

Chancellor Rishi Sunak published the second full Budget since the start of the Coronavirus outbreak on Wednesday 3 March 2021. So, what does it mean for the UK’s taxation landscape?  Almost 12 months on, the Budget laid bare the economic impact of COVID-19 and how Sunak intends to get economic […]

Where have HMRC enquiries gone?

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If you are wondering where HMRC have been enquiry wise then wonder no more. They will be back with a vengeance. HMRC all but stopped enquiries (tax investigations) from mid April 2020 as it shifted many of its investigations staff into helping taxpayers with emergency coronavirus support schemes. As a […]

What are employer Christmas gift tax rules?

employer christmas gift tax

Many employers like to reward their employees at Christmas – whether it be a party (and/) or a gift. However, the tax office is for life, not just for Christmas and unwary employers can fall foul of tax rules if the gifts aren’t of the correct sort and cost. The […]

Furlough scheme extension and new national restrictions

Furlough extension

The government has announced it will restore furlough payments worth 80 per cent of wages for people unable to work during the new England-wide four week coronavirus lock down. The second national lockdown will close pubs, restaurants and non-essential shops from Thursday until 2 December up to Wednesday 2 December […]

Has Covid-19 affected my UK tax residency?

non resident tax

The rules regarding UK residency and UK tax position are not straightforward and we recommend that this is carefully reviewed to ensure your peace of mind. As well as the usual regulations, HM Revenue & Customs’ rules include a 60 day “exceptional circumstance” get out clause. However, this may not […]

HMRC’s Property Disposal Service

property tax

Have you recently sold a residential property in the UK?  If so, it is important you understand new tax rules, which might mean you need to report and pay Capital Gains Tax within 30 days.    Over recent weeks COVID-19 has dominated the headlines and any new tax developments have […]

Summer Statement 8 July 2020 – Robson Laidler summary

Plan for Jobs

Discussing the continuing effects of Covid-19 on the economy Rishi Sunak’s Summer Economic Statement covers several important issues, which are explained in more detail below. COVID-19 has been rife with uncertainty and financial instability for many, and H M Treasury made it clear what it believed the focus of the […]

Danielle’s wealth of knowledge makes her the perfect appointment

Wealth Management

Robson Laidler Wealth has strengthened its team with the appointment of Danielle Knowles, with more than 15 years industry experience, as a paraplanner.   Danielle, 37, has joined Robson Laidler Wealth from a specialist medical accountancy and financial planning firm where she worked in the Corporate Department for 12 years […]

Robson Laidler Launches R&D Advisory Service

R&D tax credits

ROBSON Laidler has launched a service that has already saved our clients almost £395,000 by realising and reclaiming Research and Development (R&D) tax credits available to them from HMRC. We have established the new R&D tax credits offering to complement our accounting, business advisory and wealth management services, to help […]

Didn’t we have a lovely time, the day we went to Xerocon…

xerocon

Our people attended Xerocon 2019 last month to learn the latest updates from Xero and its App partners.  The main theme was ‘Communities of Purpose’, which fits perfectly with what RL is about. Here’s some quick sound bites from our team and what they took away from the event: “I […]