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Autumn 2021 Newsletter

Our latest newsletter highlights the importance of understanding inheritance tax, demystifies ethical investing and celebrates a number of staff promotions with our team.

Inheritance Tax – Make Sure You Don’t Get Caught Out

Inheritance Tax (IHT), once only the bane of the wealthiest, is now a charge that affects a wide cross-section of society. In this article we try to shed light on some of the complex rules surrounding IHT.

COVID-19: Summary of Finance and Business Measures – last updated 5 October 2021

This article summarises the business support measures the UK and Scottish governments, along with other NGBs and organisations have introduced as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Business Bounce Back Loan Update

If you took out a BBL for your business then you may be asking yourself if now is the time to pay it back.

Remember Remember the End of September

The end of September marks major changes to, a number of the economic measures the government brought in to support businesses through the COVID-19 pandemic including furlough, SEISS and the reduced VAT rate.

National Minimum Wage – It’s No Laughing Matter

There are some unbelievable reasons given for not paying the National Minimum Wage (NMW). However, HMRC take complaints very seriously, so make sure you know the rules.

New 1.25% Levy to Cover Social Care Costs

The Government has announced an increase in National Insurance for all taxpayers all taxpayers, businesses and individuals, including the self-employed, to pay for the costs of the NHS and Social Care.

Don’t Miss the Child Benefit Deadline

HMRC is reminding parents and carers they have until 31 August 2021 to confirm whether their teenagers are staying in full-time education or training beyond 16.

Global Markets Performance Update – Quarter 2 2021

Overall, the last quarter was pleasing for investors and the economic picture remained rosy. Successful vaccination roll-outs in many…

Summer 2021 Newsletter

This newsletter reminds us that the next phase of MTD is not far away, how you can be prepared for a HMRC investigation and a conversation with Three Counties directors two years after joining the GWA family.

Making Tax Digital for VAT – The Last Step

From 1 April 2022, all VAT-registered businesses in the UK must be MTD for VAT compliant, regardless of turnover. Are you ready?

The HMRC App

Did you know that there is a HMRC app which provides you with a quick and easy way to access your personal tax information using a mobile device?