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Archive: January 2012

VAT and entertaining

Following a recent case, HMRC have changed their stance on the recovery of VAT on the cost of entertaining overseas customers. The block on the recovery of VAT incurred on the cost of entertaining UK customers continues, but if you entertain overs...

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9 Jan 12
Tony Reynolds

HMRC responds to concerns that strikes will stop taxpayers filing by the 31 January deadline

HMRC has announced that late filing penalties will be waived for anyone who files their tax returns by 2 February. A similar grace period is in place for any tax payments which are also due by 31 January. When the Public and Commercial Services Un...

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27 Jan 12
Lee Sharpe

Guest blog: The ABC of R&D tax credits

The ABC of R&D tax credits Generous tax reliefs are available for companies that incur qualifying expenditure on eligible Research and Development (“R&D”) activities. The reliefs could take the form of an enhancement of the amount deemed to be...

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17 Jan 12
Brian Williamson, Jumpstart UK

Sage 50 Forecasting Offer - Half Price

I’m delighted to let you know that Sage have introduced an excellent offer, which will be effective until the end of March, on Sage 50 Forecasting.

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10 Jan 12
Joanne Halsall