HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have once again promoted their new abilities in searching for tax evaders. The days of stashing money in a foreign bank account are over, according to their new correspondence. The HMRC have issued the following points: • HMRC is getting tougher on those not paying the right amount of tax
At Whittaker & Co we are proud to support our forces, and many of our clients are ex-armed forces, our Managing Directors are also ex-army. Tax Free Pension In support of the forces, HMRC has also shown backing to our heroes by offering tax allowances on their pensions. If you have received one of the
Becoming a Landlord – We don’t mean this kind of landlord… Buying and renting out a property and becoming a landlord has been on the increase over the last 10 years in the UK. There are a number of reasons for this, one of which is as an investment or retirement fund. According to HMRC
Our overview to the rules and regulations set by HMRC concerning property sales if you are a UK non-resident. One major benefit of being non-resident from the UK, apart from the weather, is the fact you are going to be tax free. However, HMRC have a new tax ploy in place to charge tax to
The list of careers available on a cruise liner is a seemingly endless list: engineering, entertainment, child care, retail, catering… it goes on! However whether you are the captain or the cleaner, all employees could get tax free earnings. At Whitaker & Co we have managed accounts for clients who work at sea for over
Updated phone systems & internet contact. At Whittaker & Co we rely heavily on our clients keeping us up to date with their travel movements and also their income and expenditure. Therefore it is vital that our clients can get in touch with us when required. We have recently been seeking feedback from our clients
Over the last year we have noted that a number of our new clients have been referred to us by current and previous clients of Whittaker & Co. We greatly appreciate this support and we see this as a sign of our company name being held in high regard throughout the Security industry. Since Whittaker
Here Lee explains a few points about the rules on declaring ALL rental income to avoid any fines or penalties and to reduce the risk of getting investigated by the taxman. If you have a property that you rent out to a tenant who isn’t a family member then you have to declare the information
*IMPORTANT INFORMATION – DEADLINE LOOMING* Whittaker & Co want to make it’s clients aware that the PD1 Tax Returns have to submitted to the HMRC by 31/10/2015 at the latest. Our account managers have been in contact with you requesting this to make sure we provide you with the best possible service. We don’t want
We have received numerous emails and calls in the last 2 weeks from clients who have received a letter from HMRC requesting a tax return for tax year 2014/15. A copy of the standard letter is below. Some clients who have received this letter have already had their tax return submitted by Whittaker & Co.
At Whittaker & Co we are aware that many of our clients work abroad and keeping up to date on your accounts or tax info is not always top of your priorities! Therefore we have been busy improving our social media sites so you can get the latest tax/accounts news easily to your mobile devices.
Statutory Residence Test 1 Year on 17th June @HMRC Trinity House, Manchester Lawrence Houghton – Head of the Advisory Board to HMRC Chris Birkett – Compliance Officer for HMRC It was great for myself and Steph Davies, head of our non res section at Whittaker & Co, to attend a Q & A session and
Anna Cooperwhite, Managing Director, has commended her staff for the renewal to go through smoothly and for the company to retain it’s status. Dr. Richard Murphy from AJA Registrars also heaped praise on the organisation for which the ISO 9001 information was presented and had no questions or queries left unresolved. Special recognition to Rhiannon
We are pleased to announce our new Hereford branch open as of Wednesday the 10th of June. The surgery will be open every Wednesday and Thursday from 10.00am to 4.00pm where Paula Jones and Heulwen Thomas will be available to answer questions or for appointments by prior arrangement. The office is situated at Java House,
Written confirmation has been received today (02/06/2015) regarding HMRC’s position on Tax Credits for couples where one claimant works overseas. Previously we have quoted the rule – ‘In the case of a joint claim, where one claimant works out of the UK for 8 or more weeks at a time, the claimant remaining in the
As of 11th May 2015, Whittaker & Co (UK) Ltd have become members of Kidwells Rated Ltd. An Insight in to being members of Kidwells Rated Ltd. Kidwells Rated Ltd is a one stop shop to find a business or trade that has been tried and tested by us and given our seal of approval.
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