HMRC has recently issued guidance which provides much anticipated clarification on the covid testing services and their liability to VAT. Further details can be found below.
The ‘Non-Resident Landlord Scheme’ (NRLS) is a scheme for taxing the UK rental income of non-resident landlords. Under the scheme basic rate tax (20%) is deducted from the net rent collected by an agent (less expenses paid). There is an exception to this where an agent/tenant has authority from HMRC to pay the landlord gross.
The SEISS is the main source of government funding for self-employed individuals who have been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Thus far, four SEISS grants have been made and the 5th grant is expected to open later this month with a claim deadline of 30th September 2021.
From April 2021 HMRC’s Official Interest rate has been cut from 2.5% to 2%. As a result of the cut the tax payable by a higher rate taxpayer with an employer-provided interest-free loan will reduce. This is also the case for director loans taken from companies. Where an employer-provided loan is cheap rather than interest-free, the…
Couples who receive child benefit are in danger of having some of that benefit clawed back as a tax charge if the higher earner has annual income of over £50,000. When the higher earner has income exceeding £60,000 all of the family’s child benefit is clawed back.