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Childcare benefits with a sting in the tail for high earners

Childcare benefits with a sting in the tail for high earners

Up to 30 hours of free childcare per week will become available for any child older than nine months from 2024, when there is a staggered introduction starting at 15 hours in April 2024, rising to 30 hours in September 2025. This will be a welcome boost for parents...

Budget round-up – what’s changed and how it might affect you

Budget round-up – what’s changed and how it might affect you

The latest Budget on March 15 was a mix of wins and losses for people and companies around the country, with some considerable changes for pensions and the highest rate taxpayers thrown in. The personal allowances for the 2023/24 tax year were largely frozen once...

Common e-commerce mistakes and how to avoid them

Common e-commerce mistakes and how to avoid them

Running an e-commerce business is easier now than ever before. There are a number of ways you can create an online shop without needing to understand coding, whether you want something off-the-shelf or something developed specifically for you. But getting the shop...

IR35 – where are we now?

IR35 – where are we now?

IR35 has been one of the most contentious pieces of accounting legislation since its introduction in April 2021 as HMRC works to prevent those it deems are employed by an organisation taking their income through a separate company. Previously, any large company...

New VAT penalty regime – the changes explained

New VAT penalty regime – the changes explained

A new VAT penalties regime was brought in this month, and any firms or individuals missing their filing deadline from January 2023 onwards will receive penalty points even if there is no VAT due to be paid. While this may sound more benign than getting a fine,...

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