Taxpayers and the Government
Taxes

HMRC seeks new access to taxpayers’ bank accounts

HM Revenue & Customs is seeking new powers that will allow it to obtain information about taxpayers from any business or organisation without seeking approval from the tax tribunal. The proposals, set out in a government consultation launched this week, would allow HMRC to submit information requests directly to financial institutions, accountants, lawyers, estate agents […]

Landlords want to sell because of tax changes
Business Mortgages Taxes

Landlords planning to sell property hits 10-year high because of tax changes, research finds

The number of landlords planning to reduce the volume of properties across their portfolios has hit a 10-year high – a trend which the National Landlords Association’s attributes to tax changes. The Government has unveiled a series of policies to curb buy-to-let activity in the private rented sector. These include the withdrawal of mortgage interest […]

Business people concerned
Bills Business Economics Spend & Save Taxes

Brexit: Business leaders concerned over what the Budget means for them want more Government support

Millions of business owners across the UK are worried that the Budget will do little to address their concerns and are calling for more support from the Government during the Brexit process, a new survey has revealed. According to the research by challenger bank Aldermore, 68 per cent of small business bosses – representing 3.74 […]