Posts Categorized: Tax

Director’s Loan: When is tax charged?

By Hamish Sheppard on February 12, 2020

Director's loan - when is tax charged?

If you run a limited company, you may have a director’s loan. You may also have discovered that the tax… Read more »

Self Assessment help: 7 costly mistakes to avoid

By Hamish Sheppard on January 9, 2020

Self Assessment help: 7 costly mistakes to avoid

Make sure there’s no last minute self assessment panic – take a look at our list of seven costly self assessment mistakes to avoid.

Self assessment: Top 10 worst excuses and expenses claims

By Hamish Sheppard on December 20, 2019

Self assessment: Top 10 worst excuses and expenses claims

We’ve all heard excuses for being late – but here’s five brilliantly bonkers excuses that people tried to use in order to explain their tardiness to HMRC. And, yes, these are all genuine!

New Scottish Tax Rates

By Hamish Sheppard on March 14, 2018

New Scottish Tax Rates

New Scottish Tax Rates In April there will be new Scottish tax rates in force.  These separate rates of income… Read more »

Auto enrolment Contribution Rates

By Hamish Sheppard on February 23, 2018

Auto Enrolment Contributions Rate

Auto Enrolment Contribution Rates By law, on 6 April 2018, Employers are required to increase the amount of their minimum auto enrolment contributions… Read more »

Student Loan Repayment

By Hamish Sheppard on February 5, 2018

student loan repayment

Student Loan Repayment As a company director, what happens if you have a student loan repayment to make? Normal practice… Read more »

Tax on Employee Gifts

By Hamish Sheppard on December 7, 2017

Tax on Employee Gifts

Tax on Employee Gifts So as we near Christmas as a company owner, you want show your appreciation of your… Read more »

Making Tax Digital – are you effected?

By Hamish Sheppard on August 10, 2017

Making Tax Digital

Recently The government announced that they remain committed to the rolling out of Making Tax Digital (MTD).  However the timing… Read more »

Tax Question of the Week

By Hamish Sheppard on April 18, 2017

Tax Q of the Week

Q. I have a client who wishes to gift his sole trade business to his son.  No consideration will be… Read more »

Tax Changes for Landlords – 2017

By Hamish Sheppard on April 10, 2017

Tax for Landlords

There has been a number of tax changes that have come into effect in April that have consequences for private… Read more »


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