As of 6 April 2016 the tax payable on overdrawn director’s loan accounts increased from a rate of 25% to 32.5%. A director’s loan occurs when a director or participator takes money from the company which is not a salary, a dividend nor an expense repayment. Reversely, directors can loan money to the company which … Continue reading Reminder: Increased Tax on Director’s Loan Accounts
Ed Gooderham, partner at Green & Co, tweeted along live with George Osborne's Budget announcements. Catch up with his thoughts here... #Budget2016 Osborne just started speaking, let's see how he will tax us and what new ideas we will come up with! — Ed Gooderham (@Green_and_Co) March 16, 2016 #Budget2016 - Growth of 2% per … Continue reading Ed Gooderham’s thoughts on the Budget
A Scottish rate of income tax (yet to be announced) will apply from 6 April 2016, allowing the Scottish Parliament to reduce the basic, higher and additional rates by up to 10% or increase them by any amount without limit. The Scottish rate will be administered by HMRC as part of the UK income tax … Continue reading Do You Employ Any Scottish Nationals? – If So Read This
CODE NUMBERS Check your code to ensure you have been given the correct personal allowances, including relief for pension contributions and gift aid donations if liable to higher rate tax. PENSIONS With a general election a few weeks away it cannot be certain that the current generous reliefs will remain in place. It is important … Continue reading Year End Tax Planning – Points for review before 5 April!