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After The Elections

After The election

Posted under Tax Briefs, Ward Goodman News.

And after the election… There is unfinished business for the new government to deal with.  Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. However, when it comes to general elections, there is plenty of history to suggest that tax increases are more likely in the first Budget to occur after the polls have…

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The Future of Income Tax

Posted under Tax Briefs, Ward Goodman News.

The electoral politics of income tax The 2017 election manifestos offered little good news on the future of income tax. Judging by the manifestos of the three main political parties, the days of appealing to voters by cutting income tax (and its alter ego, national insurance) are over: The Conservatives repeated their 2015 manifesto promise…

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Could you take on an apprentice?

Posted under Tax Briefs, Ward Goodman News.

With the cost of going to university soaring, apprenticeships are booming as the government makes them an attractive alternative to higher education and the debt a degree incurs. Is your company able to offer an apprenticeship scheme? Apprenticeship is a mix of learning on the job and formal tuition, allowing apprentices to gain a qualification…

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Government Reveals Payment Practices Regulations

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From April, large companies will have to report their payment practices twice a year – including the average time it takes to pay supplier invoices. A guidance for large businesses to report payment practices, the ‘duty to report’ guidance, was published in early February and it states that from 6 April 2017, large companies and…

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