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New Health and Social Care Levy

New Health And Social Care Levy

Boris Johnson launched a new Health and Social Care Levy this week to replenish the country’s finances in the aftermath of COVID-19…   It appears “unprecedented times” translates into unprecedented tax increases which depart from the Conservative party’s commitments to the triple lock on income tax, National Insurance Contributions (NICs) […]

Tax Reminder for NHS Pension Members

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NHS Pension Members – Don’t forget to declare excesses from your 19/20 pension savings on your January Self Assessment return. If you have exceeded your Annual Allowance for 19/20 and you don’t have sufficient unused annual allowance to carry forward to cover the excess, you must declare this on your […]

Primary dental care COVID-19 update

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Our healthcare team have prepared an update document setting out the measures being proposed for general dental practices and community dental services regarding the emerging COVID-19 situation. We have also provided comments in regards to the application of these. An electronic copy of the NHS England preparedness letter, and all other […]

Pensions tax Impacts on the NHS – A Solution for 2019/20

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The NHS has announced that that clinicians who exceed their NHS pension annual allowance in this financial year are not left out of pocket. It will cover all pension saving in the NHS schemes in 2019/20 (but not annual allowance tax charges falling due on pension saving outside the NHS […]

Budgets and cashflow for Dentists and GPs

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Major changes within General Practice over recent years have pushed GPs to move towards larger practice status, in particular there has been a rise in ‘super-size practices.’ With the new 5-year contract seeing an even bigger reform to GP services, the need for practices to work together, whether this be […]

NHS Pensions – handy hints to plan your exit

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There are loads of articles in the press right now about doctors leaving the NHS.  You may be wishing it was you? For most of the doctors I meet, their NHS Pension will underpin their retirement planning.  So, it’s probably a good idea to get clued up/take some advice if […]

North East Medical Professionals – are changes to pension tax rules affecting you?

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Has anyone noticed the increase in the number of articles lately relating to doctors and their pensions? One of the more recent headlines this April was the British Medical Association warning the Chancellor that senior doctors would have to cut their NHS working hours if the recent changes to pension […]

North East NHS workers: Tax planning and pension Q&A

North East NHS Pension advice

Here in the North East, healthcare professionals, such as consultants, GPs, doctors and dentists need specific financial advice.  The team at Robson Laidler Accountants have a dedicated healthcare service where all matters of accounting, taxation, financial planning, payroll and NHS pensions advice can be delivered all under one roof. And […]

Can I order a prescription for financial piece of mind?

NHS Pension

We know / that as busy medical professionals, it’s difficult to find time to prioritise your own plans.  For most doctors, your NHS Pension will underpin your plans to reduce hours/stop work altogether later on. However, there have been so many changes to the NHS Pension and pension legislation in […]