Monthly Archives: August 2022

Thousands of businesses at risk of import delays

Businesses are being warned they could risk significant delays to importing goods if they don’t move to the UK’s new streamlined customs system. Organisations submitting import declarations must use the Customs Declaration Service from 1 October 2022, when the Customs Handling Import and Export Freight (CHIEF) system will close for import declarations. Businesses should check […]

Businesses unite to create summer offers for struggling families

Families struggling to make ends meet in the cost-of-living crisis will be able to take advantage of special deals over the summer holidays. Some of the UK’s biggest businesses have signed up to offer discounts and deals through the Government’s Help for Households Campaign. Asda, Morrisons, Amazon and Vodafone are among those supporting the initiative […]

Political hiatus

Now our present Prime Minister has indicated his intention to resign it seems unlikely that a successor will be appointed before September. Which means Boris Johnson’s cabinet are caretakers for the interim period and it is doubtful that there will be any far-reaching changes to UK taxes. The new Prime Minister and his or her […]

Up to two thousand tax free

Since 2017, there is no tax to pay on trading income or earnings from land and property as long as the income from each source does not exceed £1,000. Trading allowance The trading allowance is a tax exemption of up to £1,000 a year for individuals with trading income from: self-employment. casual services, for example, […]