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TFMC Blogs


What Are The Different Types Of UK Limited Company?

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Whilst most people looking to set up a company are aware that they must choose between setting up as a sole trader or limited company, those who have not set up a company before might not know that there are lots of different types of limited company.



Changes To Employment Allowance

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Put in simple terms, these changes effectively prevent any medium to large companies from claiming employment allowance. More than 100,000 employers are thought to be affected. For smaller companies there is more of a chance that they will still be able to claim, with experts predicting that more than 99% of micro-businesses, and 93% of small businesses are still eligible.


The 2020 Budget

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The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, has delivered the 2020 Budget with the Coronavirus response centre stage. Here we have summarised some of the key announcements made so far.



Entrepreneurs’ Relief Might Be Ending Soon

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Put simply, entrepreneurs’ relief offers a reduced rate of Capital Gains Tax (10%) due on capital gains that arise on the sale of a business, or the sale of a stake in a business, as long as certain conditions are met. This relief is available only to individuals, and for up to £10million of qualifying gains over their lifetime.


New Living Wage From 1st April 2020

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The National Minimum Wage was introduced by Labour 20 years ago, in an effort to boost the wages of the lowest-paid workers and even the playing field for people across all of society. At the time there were critics holding firm that the move would cause mass unemployment, but these fears were proved to be unfounded and the legislation was a success, cutting the number of people officially defined as being low paid and reducing income inequality.


Fines For Incorrect And Late Tax Returns

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HMRC needs to have received your completed tax return by 31 October for paper returns, and 31 January for online submissions. If you miss the deadline, you will automatically be charged £100. If your tax return is not filed within a day of missing the deadline, the potential fines that you can be charged increase substantially.


Company Car Tax Changes

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BIK stands for Benefit in Kind and is a tax that you pay on what is commonly known as ‘company perks’. These are company benefits that will be provided on top of your salary by your employer, and can include accommodation, loans, company cars and so on.