Business Guides

Costs you can reclaim on the business

If you’re self-employed, your business will rack up various running costs throughout 2021/22. Some of those you’re able to deduct as allowable expenses. By deducting these allowable expenses as part of calculating your business’s taxable profits, it’s possible for us...

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Insider: May 2021

The super-deduction enables companies that invest in qualifying new plant and machinery to benefit from a 130% first-year capital allowance. The policy kicked in on 1 April 2021 and allows companies to cut their tax bill by up to 25p for every £1 they invest in...

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The lifetime pensions allowance

Traditionally, most people get nowhere near breaching the pensions lifetime allowance, but that’s likely to change over the next five years. The lifetime pensions allowance is currently £1,073,100. In his Spring Budget on 3 March 2021, however, Chancellor Rishi Sunak...

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Tax Implications for Furnished Holiday Lets

Owning and letting out a holiday home, otherwise known as a furnished holiday let (FHL), has always been a popular way of investing and earning income. Not only do FHLs enjoy many tax advantages over normal residential let properties, owners have an asset which they...

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TC Group Charity News – Spring 2021

TC Group has a long-established involvement in the not-for-profit sector, working with many charities (including independent schools). The Group’s sector specialists previously operated as Russell New (based in Sussex) prior to their merger in July 2018. The team continues to be based from this office.

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Spring Budget 2021

The Chancellor has attempted to strike a balance between continuing to prop up the businesses worst affected by COVID-19, while setting out a roadmap to wean the UK economy off this emergency support.

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National Insurance planning for 2021/22

Our state pension, benefits, health service and more are all funded by National Insurance contributions (NICs). These are paid in different ways and at different rates by employers, employees and the self-employed, and they can also be paid voluntarily.

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IR35 in the private sector

Are you prepared for changes to the IR35 rules? Exactly a year later than planned, changes to the off-payroll rules – known as IR35 – will take effect in the private sector next month. The emergence of COVID-19 put paid to the changes affecting large and medium-sized...

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How to plan your retirement

If you have a defined contribution pension scheme – whether private or through your employer – your retirement savings have probably been hit quite hard by the COVID-19 pandemic over the past 12 months. That’s because pension funds invest in the stock market and...

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Complying with your tax obligations

It’s not often that HMRC makes exceptions to its tax deadlines or late-filing penalties, but the past year has, as in so many ways, been different. Between optional deadline deferrals, new payment schemes and temporary reliefs, keeping on top of the changes to the usual tax timetable hasn’t been easy.

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