Accounting charity CABA is launching two new courses for ICAEW members and their families, on how to have a successful later life and achieving better work-life integration. The courses are available from September and can be booked here.
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The Telegraph reports that an 83 year-old who "ticked the wrong box" on a self-assessment tax return received a letter from HMRC requesting immediate payment of £5,541 for unpaid National Insurance contributions from the Seventies and Eighties.
HMRC is clamping down on schemes that claim to avoid the 2019 charge on disguised remuneration. In a guidance published on Gov.uk, HMRC advises those who are using one of these schemes to make a repayment of the load balance or settling their tax liability.
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BDO’s annual football finance director survey shows that 24% of football clubs are somewhat or very concerned that a sizable challenge from HMRC could create a problem, compared to 16 % in 2017. (Read the report here)
Philip Fisher examines the thorny issue of salaries in the fifth episode of his ‘Accountant’s guide to staffing…’ series. He writes, perhaps the most difficult and controversial area of staff management lies in deciding how much to pay employees.