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Why you should still register for Child Benefit even if you are a high earner

Importance of registering for child benefit - even if the High-Income Child Benefit charge applies If you are a parent or carer affected by the High-Income Child Benefit charge (HICBC) you can be forgiven for thinking that there is no point in registering for child benefit...

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HMV… and so it begins. How to protect yourself.

HMV... and so it begins. How to protect yourself. We had barely finished the Christmas turkey when the news broke that HMV had been placed into Administration, with 2200 jobs at risk. The Administrator has confirmed that gift cards will continue to be honoured. The backlash re...

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Crackdown on Reckless Directors

Crackdown on Reckless Directors Following Royal Assent of Finance Bill 2019/20, the government has announced that directors and other persons involved in tax avoidance, evasion or phoenixism (a minority of directors who deliberately dodge debts by dissolving companies then starti...

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Pass on your house free of IHT

Pass on your house free of IHT The introduction of the residence nil rate band (RNRB) opens up the possibility of leaving the family home to successive generations without triggering an inheritance tax charge. It is available for deaths on or after 6 April 2017. The RNRB is an...

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Debt…It’s Good To Talk…

A survey by the Money Advice Service has found that “UK adults are hiding more than £96 billion of debt from friends and family, with the average amount of hidden debt in the UK standing at £4,164 per person”. This can put an incredible strain on relationships and cause individuals a huge a...

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HMRC issues winding-up order against Patisserie Valerie subsidiary

Café chain Patisserie Valerie has announced it has discovered "significant, and potentially fraudulent, accounting irregularities" and the existence of a winding-up petition issued against one of its subsidiaries by HMRC. The tax authority is seeking £1.14m in taxes, the company said, while it ...

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Taxman chases parents who have been overpaid Child Benefit

Thousands of families are being chased by the taxman after they failed to repay child benefit that they had received but were not entitled to keep. Since January 2013, parents who earn more than £50,000 a year have been required to pay back some of the child benefit they receive from the Governm...

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Crypto-assets not ‘material risk’ to financial stability

FSB has published a report which includes an assessment of the primary risks present in crypto-assets and their markets, such as low liquidity, the use of leverage, market risks from volatility, and operational risks. The body, which coordinates at the international level the work of national fin...

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Account names to be used to prevent fraud on bank transfers

At present account names are not checked when sending electronic payments. The new service, ‘confirmation of payee’ will aim to prevent fraudulent or misdirected payments by introducing a new aspect to payments under which the name on the account is checked when sending a payment. From next y...

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