How To Make Your Christmas Tax Deductible

    With Halloween now officially over, it is time to start thinking of the Christmas festivities that are fast approaching. You may not be aware that there are actually a number of tax reliefs available for your annual generous …

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Local Property Tax (LPT) Renewal

The Land Property Tax for residential properties in the ROI is up for renewal this year. LPT is a self assessed tax. This means that a self assessed value of your property at 1st November 2021 is required and this …

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Health and Social Care Levy

In order to increase funds for the National Health Service a new tax was announced in September 2021 and has plans to be implemented at the beginning of the next tax year. National Insurance contributions will see an increase of …

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Your Tax Year End 2019 – 20 Checklist

    You have just a few weeks left to take advantage of any year-end tax planning opportunities. Some of these opportunities will be lost if not used before the tax year end 5 April 2020        1. …

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Year end tax planning

  When it comes to tax, it pays to be organised, and it is important to be aware of the transition from the 2019/20 tax year to 2020/21 on 5 April 2020. Here are some key tax planning opportunities to …

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Tax Scams

The deadline for filing and paying your self-assessment for the 2018/19 tax year is 31 January 2020, so why not get it sorted before the Christmas Holidays and you can relax knowing all is in hand otherwise you face penalties …

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Approved education for 16 year olds and your benefits

The month of August can be a very stressful time for young people waiting for exam results, and for their families. The results received will of course have an impact on the next steps taken in life, but it is …

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Second Payment on Account due 31 July – Do You Need to Pay it?

If you are in the self assessment tax system then you may be due to pay your second payment on account for the 2018/19 tax year by 31 July 2019. However many people are not aware that you may not …

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Capital Gains Tax

Capital Gains Tax is a tax on the profit when you dispose of an asset that’s increased in value. You are taxed on the gain you make and not the amount of money you receive. Disposing of an asset includes …

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Tax Credits – Renewal time!

Most people should have received their Tax Credit renewal packs by now, but if you haven’t, don’t panic. HMRC are still issuing these and should be with you no later than 30 June 2019. You should only contact tax credits …

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