The impact of Brexit on VAT

Article 50 has not been invoked yet, meaning that Britain still remains in the EU. However, we’re already beginning to see the impact of Brexit on VAT, among other things. The pound dropped immediately since the leave vote was announced, and a lot of EU companies with

Rupert Grint in court over £1m Tax Return

Rupert Grint is in court this week over a potential tax refund of £1m from Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs. The actor is most popularly known for playing Ron Weasley in the Harry Potter Franchise, which spanned over 8 films. However he has since starred in films

What is Tax Avoidance?

What is Tax Avoidance, Tax Evasion, Tax Fraud? What does it all mean? It can be quite confusing to be honest. All things concerning tax are a jumble at the best of times, but now you can say you know all about tax avoidance! Well, kinda. We’ll

The Ongoing Disaster of PIP

With an aim to make big cuts in order to benefit the economy in mind, the Government hastily created PIP, a Personal Independence Payment designed to help fund disabled people that cannot work. Those with chronic illnesses and progressive conditions are amongst the recipients (IF they can

HMRC to Send Out Thankyou Letters

Ever paid your taxes and felt begrudged because you were never acknowledged? Ever wondered who actually receives them and what they actually go towards? Ever wanted a simple thank-you for giving half your earnings away only to be left on the phone for hours on end? Well

Take That pay £20m to HMRC for part in Tax Scheme

Take That have paid more than £20m that was owed to Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC). The money was owed due a tax avoidance scheme in which Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Howard Donald all played parts in, alongside their manager Jonathon Wild. Together the four