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Payrolling employer-provided benefits to become mandatory from April 2026
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has released a “tax simplification” update confirming that the reporting and paying of income tax and class 1A national insurance contributions (NIC) on benefits-in-kind (BIK) via payroll software will become mandatory from April 2026. This follows the changes made during the 2022/23 reporting season whereby amendments to P11Ds had to be completed electronically, as opposed to the traditional paper route....
HMRC targets buy to let landlords claiming higher levels of repair and maintenance expenditure
Landlords across the UK have started to receive letters from HMRC as part of their ‘One-to-Many’ campaign. This letter focuses on the repair and maintenance costs claimed within the taxpayers 2021/22 tax return.
Since December 2023, HMRC has been reaching out to landlords who completed the property income pages of their 2021/22 tax return and claimed repair and maintenance costs. HMRC’s concern arises from the possibility that some taxpayers may have inadvertently included capital costs within these figures.
How long after Probate is granted does it take to receive inheritance?
Once a Grant of Probate has been issued, you may expect to receive your money quickly if you have been in line to inherit. However, this can vary greatly due to the complexity of the estate, and the possibility of the Will being contested, as well as ...
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