May Business News

Posted: 8th May
Harts Accountants May Business News 2019

The May Business News bulletin has been designed to keep you informed of the latest business and tax issues. Click on headline for further information.

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Consultation on extension of IR35 rulesHMRC has published guidance on the extension of the off-payroll working rules (also known as IR35) to the private sector.

Government confirms implementation of pensions dashboardsThe government has confirmed that the initiative to introduce a pensions dashboard will go ahead.

‘Springtime’ tax scams target young people – HMRC has warned young people in the UK to ‘stay vigilant’ in order to avoid falling victim to ‘Springtime’ tax refund scams.

Latest guidance for employersHMRC has issued the latest version of the Employer Bulletin.

VAT fuel scale charges HMRC has issued details of the updated VAT fuel scale charges which apply from the beginning of the next prescribed VAT accounting period starting on or after 1 May 2019.

Money LaunderingHMRC has published a list of businesses that have not met their obligations under the Money Laundering Regulations.

‘Flexible extension’ to Article 50 – Business groups, including the British Chambers of Commerce and the Confederation of British Industry, have commented on the six-month ‘flexible’ extension of Article 50.

Scottish Air Departure Tax plans further delayedThe Scottish government has further delayed its plans to replace Air Passenger Duty (APD) with Air Departure Tax (ADT).