Keep up to date with the latest news and information from UHY Hacker Young in Letchworth, Royston and Cambridge.
Petite, Neat & Discreet!
October 31, 2014
The new accounting option for micro-entities has been with us for around a year and so far take up has been like the companies it’s aimed at – small!
Snowball decision unlikely to cause avalanche
October 22, 2014
Having digested their loss at the First-Tier Tribunal in the decision that Snowballs made by Lees of Scotland Ltd and Thomas Tunnock Ltd were cakes and should be zero-rated, HMRC has issued further guidance accepting and clarifying the ruling.
APNs – they’re not just a cash flow problem
October 20, 2014
The introduction of legislation surrounding Accelerated Payment Notices (APNs) has been a hot topic of conversation throughout the summer.
Intermediary Intervention Interpretation
September 19, 2014
HMRC recently issued further guidance on its new rules regarding intermediaries’ responsibilities in relation to workers not paid via PAYE.
What is crowdfunding?
August 13, 2014
Banks are now faced with competition, not just amongst themselves, but from a new generation of alternative finance providers. Asset based lenders have been around for a while and continue to grow market share with familiar products such as Hire Purchase and Invoice Discounting, but what’s new, and growing, is the crowdfunding scene.
Good COP, Bad COP
July 11, 2014
John Sheehan explores the ways in which HMRC has recently changed the terms of Code of Practice 9, aka COP 9.
HMRC Loses Scottish Snowball Fight
July 2, 2014
A recent First Tier Tax Tribunal Hearing (FTT) resulted in the decision that Snowballs made by Lees of Scotland Ltd and Thomas Tunnock Ltd were cakes and should be zero-rated. John Sheehan looks at how you can have your cake and eat it!
VATman Flat Erring to Deceive!
June 20, 2014
A recent First-tier Tribunal hearing found HMRC’s Flat Rate Scheme decision was wrong - John Sheehan investigates.
Nudge, Nudge, Wink, Wink
June 13, 2014
John Sheehan takes a view of the new HMRC ‘Nudge’ letters: Monty Python meets Beckett.