Changes to Inheritance Tax, Landlord Taxes and National Insurance Thresholds Expected in April 2020

Tax changes for 2020

Tax Changes to Look Ahead to in 2020

By David Redfern 31st December 2019

As 2019 draws to a close and a new year and new decade awaits us, a number of changes to taxation legislation are due to be implemented in 2020. These taxation changes are due to affect those with rental property or second homes as well as impacting estates liable for […]

Keep your finances safe over Christmas

Keep Your Finances Safe over the Festive Period

By David Redfern 24th December 2019

Just as the Self Assessment deadline rolls around each year, on 31st January, so do the reports that unscrupulous fraudsters and organised criminal gangs are targeting unsuspecting taxpayers with fraudulent texts, emails and calls promising tax refunds. Tax preparation specialist and Managing Director of DSR Tax Claims Ltd, David Redfern, […]

Uncertain new year ahead for UK contractors

Uncertain New Year Ahead for UK Contractors

By David Redfern 20th December 2019

The UK’s estimated 1.8 million contractors face an uncertain year in 2020 as HMRC presses on with its plans to roll out its IR35 reforms to contractors working in the private sector. With controversy still raging around its CEST tool, despite a revamp, HMRC will be passing responsibility for checking […]

Loan Charge Review Delay

Loan Charge Guidance for Disguised Remuneration Scheme Users

By David Redfern 6th December 2019

The delay to the conclusion of the government review into the controversial Disguised Remuneration Loan Charge caused by the General Election has left up to 50,000 taxpayers in limbo. The review into the Loan Charge, announced by Chancellor Sajid Javid in September, was due to conclude mid-November but has subsequently […]

Common Self Assessment Mistakes

Common Self Assessment Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

By David Redfern 3rd December 2019

With under two months until the Self Assessment deadline, those expected to complete and submit a tax return could be forgiven for feeling anxious about the process. Facing penalties for failing to submit on time and additional interest if income is undeclared, taxpayers facing Self Assessment will be heading into […]