HMT News – March 2015

Every month, HMT publish a newsletter that will keep you updated on latest business information, event news and provide you with helpful hints and tips.

procam tombstoneBudget 2015 – Summary

George Osborne presented the final budget of this Parliament on Wednesday 18 March 2015. Our tax team has produced a Budget summary to help you understand the changes. If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.  Read the full summary here

Auto enrolment letters and updated thresholds

The Pensions Regulator has started to write to all small and micro businesses in the coming months as part of a new campaign to give them key information on auto enrolment. Read full story

Thames Valley Deal Awards 2015 – Finalists are announced!

HMT is delighted to be nominated in very category we are eligible for at the Thames Valley Deal Awards including Corporate Finance and Due Diligence Teams of the Year and in the Corporate Finance Adviser and Dealmaker of the Year categories. Read full story

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green-board-game-tombstoneRegistration opens for new married couples tax break

HMRC have announced that registration for the new ‘Marriage Allowance’ for married couples and those in civil partnerships is now open. Read full story

Tax year end tips

Just a few days to go until tax year end (5th April), but it’s not too late to implement some of the top 10 tax tips we have listed to help you reduce your tax burden. Read our tax year end tips here

HMRC concession for late RTI returns and payments

HMRC have announced that employers will not incur penalties for delays of up to three days in filing RTI returns. Read full story

Advisory fuel rates for company cars

New company car advisory fuel rates have been published which took effect from 1 March 2015. Read full story

Car benefits online

As part of HMRC’s digitisation campaign, an online trial allows company car drivers to make changes to car and fuel benefits that will affect their tax codes. Read full story

newsletter-hmt-half-marathonHMT run for The Chiltern Centre
Some of our team ran Reading Half Marathon on Sunday 22 March 2015 to raise money for our Charity of the Year, The Chiltern Centre. Congratulations to Heather, Josh and Jack for their performance! Support HMT running team

PAYE end of year – pay on time reminder

HMRC are reminding employers that with the end of the 2014/15 tax year approaching they will soon need to make their final 2014/15 PAYE (RTI) submission. Read full story