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Benefits in Kind

10-May-2016

Benefits in Kind


If you are an employer providing benefits to anyone by reason of their employment you should now be completing P11D forms for the year ended 5 April 2016 to report these to HM Revenue & Customs. Beware, you may be providing reportable benefits to someone who is not necessarily your employee, ...

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Minimum Wage Changes

19-Apr-2016

Minimum Wage Changes


Minimum Wage changes can cause confusion to many business owners.  The recent changes are no different. From 1st April 2016 following the introduction of the National Living Wage all workers aged 25 and over are legally entitled to at least £7.20 per hour. Em...

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Saving you from the traps of VAT

02-Mar-2016

Saving you from the traps of VAT


With Bright Brown handling your VAT needs, you can be sure that you are paying or reclaiming the right amount of VAT at the right time without incurring penalties for submitting your VAT return late or for getting your VAT return wrong. Let us help you to s...

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Don’t get caught with a penalty!

29-Feb-2016

Don’t get caught with a penalty!


Sometimes it is easy to forget to pay a bill, but if that bill happens to be for your personal tax and is not paid by the end of February the taxman will add another 5% to the total due. If you think you may have overlooked payment then you should act quickly....

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Auto-Enrolment

26-Feb-2016

Auto-Enrolment


Time marches on and more and more employers will have to start providing workplace pensions for their employees over the coming months. Don’t be the one that misses the deadline and faces penalties. The payroll department at Bright Brown knows the score and will guide you thr...

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End of Tax Year Planning

24-Feb-2016

With the end of another tax year looming, this year is particularly important to ensure you take advantage of current legislation before a number of new measures are introduced. Examples include, finalising the purchase on a second home or buy to let to avoid extra stamp duty, co...

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