The end of personal credit card payments to HMRC

After January 12th 2018, HMRC will no longer accept payments from personal credit cards. The timing means if you wish to pay your January 31st 2018 self assessment liability by personal credit card, please make sure you do so before this deadline or use an alternative method.

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Registering your Trust with the new Trusts Registration Service

HMRC have launched a new Trusts Registration Service, so that trustees can register their trust online and provide information on the beneficial owners of the trust. Where a trust is already registered for Self Assessment, the trustees (or their agent) will need to provide beneficial ownership & other details online using the new service by January 31st 2018, if the trust has UK tax liabilities.

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The Autumn Budget 2017

In common with most recent Budget speeches, Mr Hammond addressed the House for almost exactly an hour. In other respects it was unusual: there was very little in the speech about tax, and almost nothing about raising it.

Our guide explains the main tax changes that were announced and outlines their impact on taxpayers. We have included reminders of important changes happening in April 2018 even if they were announced earlier and not mentioned in this Budget – it can be hard to keep track of what is happening when!

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Accounting & Business Advice with a distinctly different style

With a diverse range of landlord clients, Alanbrookes is at present helping clients manage the key challenges they face including cash flow pressure from tax changes, heightened risk of the sustainable commercial viability of the property portfolio as a result of further regulation/rule changes, and preparing for the impact of inevitable and meaningful rises in interest rates.

Read our recent profile article in the UK Landlord magazine November/December 2017.

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