Claiming back tax on a small pension lump sum

June 02, 2017 | by Sian Kelly | No comments

Where a pension lump sum is taken, it is possible that too much tax may have been paid. Where this is the case, a refund can be claimed. However, the mechanism for claiming the refund will depend on the nature of the lump sum.

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Making Tax Digital- Extending the cash basis

May 26, 2017 | by Sian Kelly | No comments

The cash basis is an easier way for smaller businesses to work out their taxable profit. Under the cash basis it is only necessary to take account of money in and money out. By contrast, under the traditional accruals method, income and expenditure is recorded when invoiced or billed.

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The ISA Round Up 2017

May 26, 2017 | by Sian Kelly | No comments

Individual Savings Accounts (ISAs) offer an opportunity to build up tax-free savings income, subject to certain limits. For those looking to put money away in an ISA in 2017/18, there are new limits and various different ISAs on offer.

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The new lifetime ISA- How does it work?

January 24, 2017 | by Sian Kelly | No comments

Plans to introduce a new Lifetime ISA were unveiled in the 2016 Budget. The Lifetime ISA will be available from April 2017. It can be used either to save for a deposit for a first home or to save for retirement.

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