Commuting costs guidance updated

Commuting costs guidance updated

HMRC has updated its guidance to clarify the tax position of reimbursed travel costs for hybrid workers. As many employees are now working from home at least part of the time, some employers are offering to repay certain travel expenses. HMRC’s updated guidance...
EIS/SEIS Advance Assurance

EIS/SEIS Advance Assurance

Your company can request an advance assurance from HMRC before issuing shares to prospective investors to confirm eligibility for the EIS and SEIS schemes. While this is not mandatory, HMRC offers this discretionary service to help ensure your offering meets the...
VAT on energy saving materials

VAT on energy saving materials

The zero rate of VAT has been extended to include the installation of additional energy-saving materials (ESMs) from 1 February 2024. The installation of certain specified energy-saving materials (ESMs) in residential accommodation is zero rated for VAT. The more...
Making Tax Digital: quarterly update returns

Making Tax Digital: quarterly update returns

HMRC has confirmed the mandation dates for making tax digital for income tax self assessment (MTD SA) as announced in the Autumn Statement 2023. From April 2026, taxpayers subject to income tax on their trade, profession, property income or business and who have...
Crypto investors urged to declare gains

Crypto investors urged to declare gains

HMRC has reminded investors in cryptoassets that they should declare any income or gains above the tax-free allowance on a tax return. If you hold cryptoassets such as Bitcoin you need to pay tax on any income or gains you have made. Most individuals investing in...