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New Worldwide Disclosure Facility launched by HM Revenue & Customs

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has announced the creation of a new Worldwide Disclosure Facility (WDF) that will allow people to ensure their affairs are correct before the Common Reporting Standard (CRS) comes into force on in October 2018.

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More than a third of companies unaware of apprenticeship levy

New research from the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has revealed that more than one in three businesses have not heard of the apprenticeship levy.

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News - October 2015

Taxpayers get a nudge

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has come under fire for the use of so-called ‘nudge’ letters sent by its Behavioural Insights Team.

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Contractors warned about contested structures

UK contractors have been warned to steer clear of loan schemes using offshore trusts that promise to reduce their income tax bill.

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'Barriers to justice' for UK firms

According to business groups, new business rates legislation (proposed in the Government’s Enterprise Bill) will increase the administrative burden on small firms and act as a “barrier to justice” for businesses seeking to appeal.

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Businesses could face additional costs from EU work ruling

In a landmark ruling, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has said that time spent travelling to and from first and last appointments by workers who do not have a fixed work office, should be regarded as working time and that wages should be paid in relation to this.

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Fines double for not paying correct statutory wages

A new package of measures has been announced by the Business Secretary to ensure employees receive the pay to which they are entitled.

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Views sought on new Inheritance Tax Proposals

Earlier this year during the Summer Budget the Government announced it would phase in a new residence nil-rate band (RNRB) from 6 April 2017 when a residence is passed upon death to a direct descendant.

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