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Buy To Let Legal Case Fails

A group of landlords (known as the Axe The Tenant Tax group) recently went to the High Court to argue that the new taxes being brought in in 2017 for buy to let properties were unfair. They were represented by Cherie Booth QC. Their argument was that the extra tax...

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Will Airbnb Owners Have To Pay Extra Taxes?

Airbnb is an ever-growing and rather handy way of making some extra cash by renting out your home on a short term basis. Travellers and business people take advantage of finding home from home (literally) comforts in the exact places they need and want to be....

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Working From Home: What About Electricity?

Working From Home? Electricity Expenses Explained. Working from home, often as a sole trader certainly has its pros and cons, and, either love it or hate it, it is growing more and more essential to have a home office rather than commute. Claiming tax relief on...

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Does Facebook Owe $5 Billion?

There always seem to be stories in the news about this big company or that who should have paid tax but didn’t. And there always seems to be a reason behind it. Whether or not that reason makes sense, and whether or not the public agree with it, it doesn’t seem to...

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Will The Brexit Affect VAT?

Now that the referendum has been and done, and the result is that the UK will – at some point in the near future – leave the European Union for good, there are a number of questions that need to be answered. They range from queries about exchange rates to whether or...

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Donald Trump’s Tax Returns

Recently – and, in fact, many times in the past – Donald Trump has reminded those who are listening (and those who are not) that his tax returns are something to be admired. He seems very proud of them. Except, if that is the case, why won’t he release them to the...

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How to Register with HMRC

The decision to become self-employed is not one to be taken lightly – it is an entirely different experience to being employed and receiving a regular salary from which the tax is already taken and dealt with. Being self-employed is the ideal solution for those who...

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What Will Happen To EU Workers After Brexit?

The result of the recent EU referendum was a shock for many people – and it was a close run thing. Now that the initial confusion has begun to clear and Britain begins to understand just what the impact and implications of this decision are, now that our new...

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Lionel Messi Sentenced for Tax Fraud

Whether or not you know anything about football, you will more than likely have heard the name Lionel Messi. Messi is a star player for Barcelona, and has been in the news for a variety of achievements including winning a gold medal at the 2008 Olympics, being voted...

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