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Payroll Matters for the New Tax Year

  There are changes for employers to be aware of at the start of the new tax year.   New PAYE tax codes HMRC are in the process of issuing 2018/19 tax codes to employers for their employees. You are unlikely to receive a new code for all of your employees’ but this doesn’t mean that you will carry on using the same code for 2018/19 as you were using for 2017/18. Where you don’t receive a Notice of Coding (P9(T)) or electronic equivalent you should amend each employee’s tax code for the first pay day after 5 April 2018
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Auto-Enrolment Pension Increases

We would like to remind you that if you are an employer, under the Pensions Act 2008, the minimum contributions that employers and employees pay into your automatic-enrolment pension scheme will increase from 6th April 2018 and then again from 6th April 2019. The table below shows the minimum contributions that most employers pay and the dates when they must increase; Date effective Employer minimum contribution Staff contribution Total minimum contribution Currently until 5th April 2018 1% 1% 2% 6th April 2018 to 5th April 2019 2% 3% 5% 6th April 2019 onwards 3% 5% 8%   From 6th April
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Spring 2018 Newsletter

February is drawing to a close and we are pleased to present our Spring 2018 Newsletter. In it you will find articles on Dividend Payments, Community Amateur Sports Clubs, forthcoming income tax rates and bands, Inheritance Tax, mortgages for the self-employed and ISAs after a spouse dies. Spring 2018 Newsletter  
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Autumn Budget 2017

Following the Autumn Budget on the 22nd November 2017 we are pleased to present our complete guide to all you need to know, including the abolition of stamp-duty for first-time buyers and a rise in the tax-free personal allowance. We are sure you will find it useful. Should you require any further information we are only a phone call away. Autumn Budget 2017  
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Winter 2017 Newsletter

November is here already and we are pleased to present our Winter 2017 Newsletter. In it you will find articles on changes to Pensions auto-enrolment, the National Minimum Wage, accidentally becoming a landlord, HMRC’s problems with personal tax returns and new legislation to help employees affected by bereavement. Winter 2017 Newsletter  
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