According to the latest research by the TPR, based on surveys carried out between February and April 2016, the understanding amongst small employers of their duties under pensions auto enrolment saw a significant rise from 68% to 81%.
Despite it being one of the hottest months of the year, staff at Sibbalds wore their favourite onesies and pyjamas to work on Friday 12 August to raise money for the British Thyroid Foundation, a charity which provides support and advice to individuals and their families who are dealing with thyroid conditions as well as continual research into medications and treatment.
We have, in the last eight weeks, recruited four new members of staff! Sue Bartlam (bookkeeper), Faye Turner (client relationship manager), Natalia Kruk (accounts trainee) and Reza Mohidin (client relationship manager), have joined Sibbalds owing to the continuous rapid growth that the firm has been experiencing over the last 12 months.
HMRC are advising employers that their employees may benefit from accessing their Personal Tax Account. These accounts allow taxpayers to view information about their tax affairs and advise HMRC online about changes that may affect the tax they pay.
From April 2016 changes have been made to the Construction Industry Scheme (CIS). Part of the reforms were that contractors must file their monthly returns online.
On 16th June we closed the office, so that the directors and the team at Sibbalds could hold an “away day” at Horsley Lodge.
Terry Grant and his wife, Jane were pleased to attend the official opening of Sibbalds client, Mount Cook Adventure Centre in Wirksworth on Sunday.
Sibbalds colleagues surprised Chris on Friday as his desk had been decorated with balloons, banners, confetti and gifts to welcome Chris into ‘adulthood’.
The forms P11D, and where appropriate P9D, which report details of expenses and benefits provided to employees and directors for the year ended 5 April 2016, are due for submission to HMRC by 6 July 2016. Employees pay tax on benefits provided as shown on the P11D, either via a PAYE coding notice adjustment or…
HMRC have issued updated guidance on the operation of the VAT Flat Rate Scheme which allows taxpayers to calculate the VAT payable by applying a flat rate percentage to their VAT inclusive turnover, rather than netting off output and input VAT due on sales and purchases. The revision in the guidance follows a number of…