Accountancy Blog from Seaman Herbert & Co.

Budget 2014

On Wednesday 19th March 2014, Chancellor George Osbourne gave his 2014 Budget speech, announcing several new tax and economic measures. The main points of the budget, as well as some points from the previous year budget and Autumn statement, are … Continue reading

Budget 2013

On Wednesday 20th March 2013, Chancellor George Osbourne gave his 2013 Budget speech, announcing several new tax and economic measures.  The main points of the budget are summarised below: Personal Tax • An increase in the personal allowance for 2014/15 … Continue reading

HMRC Maintenance

HMRC will be carrying out annual maintenance on their system from 6th to 13th April, during which time you may not be able to make any submissions. With this being the end of the tax year, employers are required to … Continue reading

Are You Ready For RTI?

We’ve written about it a lot recently – Real Time Information is the biggest change to PAYE since its inception. If you’re an employer, you need to make sure you have adequate systems in place in order to deal with … Continue reading

RTI Is Getting Close…

As we have described in a previous blog, Real Time Information, or RTI, will be coming into force for most employers from 6th April 2013.  This entails the submission of payroll information each and every time a payment is made … Continue reading

Did You Find Inner Peace?

HMRC’s Inner Peace campaign highlighted the need to complete & submit your 2011/12 tax return by 31st January 2013, encouraging people to make submissions as early as possible. Hundreds of thousands of individuals leave the filing of their tax returns … Continue reading

VAT Outstanding Returns

If you have any outstanding VAT returns, HMRC are offering a time-limited opportunity to put your affairs in order. HMRC are currently running the VAT outstanding returns campaign, which can be found here, and is aimed at businesses who have … Continue reading

2011/12 Self-Assessment Deadline Looms

If you need to complete a self assessment tax return and make direct payments to HMRC in respect of income tax, Class 4 National Insurance and any capital gains tax liabilities, the deadline submission and payment of liabilities in respect … Continue reading

Autumn Statement 2012

On Wednesday 5th December 2012, Chancellor George Osbourne gave the Autumn Statement, a sort of ‘mini budget’, announcing new tax measures, as well as economic measures. The main points of the Autumn Statement are summarised below. Personal Tax An increase … Continue reading

Major Changes Ahead For Payroll

Payroll Services – Major Changes Ahead For Payroll If you currently operate, or are thinking of operating a Pay As You Earn (PAYE) scheme, the following highlights the forthcoming changes to PAYE. Please take the time to read and digest … Continue reading

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