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Covid-19 Update – What we know so far

Covid-19 Update – What we know so far

Covid-19 Coronavirus - Support and help from James Scott The current Covid-19 coronavirus is affecting us all. Here we take a look at the measures taken by Government to tackle the challenges faced by business over the coming months. Businesses in the Retail,...

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First impressions…do your numbers add up?

First impressions…do your numbers add up?

At James Scott our team is closely linked to our values. Over the last few years we have worked with Deborah Ogden, personal branding expert, to identify our firms chosen values. Here Deborah discusses the importance of first impressions. First your...

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Domestic Reverse Charge for VAT – UPDATE

Domestic Reverse Charge for VAT – UPDATE

On 6 September 2019, in response to representations from the construction sector, HMRC announced that the proposed implementation of the Domestic Reverse Charge for VAT has been postponed for 12 months and will now be implemented on 1 October 2020. Some businesses...

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Latest Publications

2020/21 Tax card

March 25, 2020

All your tax rates and allowances for 2020/21 in one place

Spring Budget 2020

March 12, 2020

Spring Budget 2020 - all you need to know (25/03/20 edit - or so we thought at the time!)

Insider March 2020

March 8, 2020

The Government is to press ahead with extending the off-payroll rules to the private sector next month, following the publication of a controversial report

Insider February 2020

February 10, 2020

The hourly national living wage rate for over-25s will increase from £8.21 to £8.72 for 2020/21

Insider January 2020

January 4, 2020

High earners could face large tax bills if they fail to declare pension contributions on their 2018/19 tax returns, according to a report.

Insider December 2019

December 8, 2019

Treasury committee demands "urgent" business rates reform

Insider November 2019

November 8, 2019

A government-backed pension provider is trialling emotive messages to nudge sole traders to start retirement saving

Insider October 2019

October 8, 2019

Small employers risk losing the Employment Allowance in 2020

Insider September 2019

September 12, 2019

Treasury to review tapered annual allowance as dispute rumbles on.

Construction industry scheme

August 12, 2019

And upcoming changes for reverse charge VAT.

Saving for your retirement

August 12, 2019

Are you on track for a comfortable retirement?

Insider August 2019

August 12, 2019

Demand for digital skills among businesses tipped to 'skyrocket'.

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