Students targeted by tax scammers

Thousands of university students have been targeted over the past month by fake tax refund emails. HMRC received a high volume of fraud reports over the last month in what is said to be the first scam that has directly targeted students in this manner.The scammers...

Should there be a red meat tax?

According to scientists at the University of Oxford, a red meat tax could prevent around 6,000 deaths in the UK as well as £700m in UK healthcare costs. They say the government should consider imposing a tax on red meats like beef, lamb and pork, in an attempt...

What a no-deal Brexit means for tax

  The UK Government has published a series of technical notices which set out the potential implications for businesses and individuals of the UK leaving the EU without an agreement on 29th March 2019.   VAT It is unlikely that leaving the EU will have a...

What is Tax-Free Childcare

On October 4th 2018 the Government childcare voucher scheme will close to new applicants and be replaced by tax-free childcare (TFC), which is open to parents who meet the conditions and have one or more children aged eleven or under.The previous voucher scheme...