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Tax paid twice?

By |February 21st, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Tax paid twice?

Some taxpayers who used Santander’s BillPay to pay their tax on 31 January were mistakenly charged twice. A technical glitch in Santander’s systems lead to the error that meant thousands of tax payers paid their self assessment tax twice.

HMRC have announced that they have already started paying back those who were affected, and that […]

PPI tax payments

By |January 22nd, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on PPI tax payments

Claims for mis-sold Payment Protection Insurance have been on going for some time now, with total payouts rising into the millions. However, complaints to the Financial Ombudsman Service in connection with this have been much higher than expected. Its total work load is expected to rise by as much as 45%, prompting them to […]

Residence tests

By |January 22nd, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Residence tests

HMRC have announced that legislation will be introduced in the Finance Bill 2013 to put the rules which determine an individual’s tax residence on a statutory basis.  The new statutory residence test will come into force from the start of the 2013/14 tax year.

The new legislation includes circumstances such as the situation where a […]

Deadline looms

By |January 22nd, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Deadline looms

It’s that time of year again! January 31st looms on the horizon and brings  with it the deadline for filing Self Assessment Tax Returns online. While we are busy working away on those clients who have already provided information, it’s not too late to get information to us. If you still need to complete […]

2012 Autumn Statement

By |December 18th, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2012 Autumn Statement

Despite it feeling like the middle of winter, according to the Government December is the time for them to issue their Autumn Statement. The Chancellor announced a number of tax measures in addition to some of the more normal economic measures. We have a detailed summary available on our website that focuses on: changes […]

Doc Martin on call

By |July 19th, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Doc Martin on call

We are delighted to announce that Dr Ros Martin will be joining the Bayliss Ware Team as Tax Associate. Ros is head of the tax school for one of The Big Four firms, has provided tax consultancy support to Bayliss Ware for a number of years and has gained a well deserved reputation as an entertaining tax […]

HMRC hits headline footballers hard

By |May 8th, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on HMRC hits headline footballers hard

April’s landmark High Court case against Eclipse Film Partners No 35 LLP, which saw them
prevented from gaining £117m in tax relief, demonstrates to us that HMRC are hardening their
attitude further on tax avoidance schemes.

The partnership included football manager Sir Alex Ferguson alongside other wealthy members
who were claiming tax relief on loans taken out to […]