Tax Diary September/October 2023

1 September 2023 – Due date for corporation tax due for the year ended 30 November 2022. 19 September 2023 – PAYE and NIC deductions due for month ended 5 September 2023. (If you pay your tax electronically the due date is 22 September 2023) 19 September 2023 – Filing deadline for the CIS300 monthly […]

Class 2 and 4 NIC for the self-employed

There are two types of National Insurance contributions (NICs) payable by most self-employed people. These are known as Class 2 NICs and Class 4 NICs. Class 2 NICs are paid by all self-employed taxpayers unless they earn under the Small Profits Threshold (SPT), currently £6,725, which remove the necessity to pay NICs. Class 2 NICs […]

Overview of private pension contributions

You can usually claim tax relief for your private pension contributions. There is an annual allowance for tax relief on pensions of £60,000 for the current 2023-24 tax year. The annual allowance was £40,000 in 2022-23. There is a three year carry forward rule that allows you to carry forward any unused amount of your […]

Searching for details about property

There are a number of online tools available to help find information about a property in England or Wales, even if you do not own it. The service is available on GOV.UK and allows users to search for property by postcode, map, title number or INSPIRE ID. Once a property has been located, users can […]

Corporation Tax Group Payment Arrangements

A Corporation Tax Group Payment Arrangement (GPA) is a special arrangement that allows groups of companies to make joint payments of Corporation Tax. This type of arrangement can reduce the administration and costs associated with making a large number of individual payments. A GPA can also let members of the group mitigate any potential differential […]

Plan ahead to file accounts on time and avoid penalties

If you have a September deadline for filing your accounts, leaving it until the last minute risks being hit with a fine. All limited companies, whether they trade or not, must deliver annual accounts to Companies House each year. Directors are advised to file early, rather than leaving it until the 11th hour, when unforeseen […]