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Ordering documents from Companies House

Ordering documents from Companies House

Companies House offers interested parties the ability to order certified copies of certificates and documents held on the Companies House register. You can order: a company certificate with certified facts; or a certified copy of a document held on the register. You...
Taxable and non-taxable State Benefits

Taxable and non-taxable State Benefits

Whilst there are a large number of state benefits available, it is not clear which of these benefits are taxable and which are tax-free. HMRC’s guidance provides the following list of the most common state benefits that are taxable, i.e., Income Tax is payable,...
Gains on sale of shares

Gains on sale of shares

Capital Gains Tax (CGT) is normally charged at a simple flat rate of 20% (but see comments below) when you sell shares unless they are in a CGT free investment such as an ISA or qualifying pension. Your gain is usually the difference between what you paid for...
Child benefit for 16 to 19 year olds

Child benefit for 16 to 19 year olds

The child benefit rates for the only or eldest child in a family is currently £25.60 and the weekly rate for all other children is £16.95. Taxpayers entitled to the child benefit should be aware that HMRC usually stop paying child benefit on the 31 August...
The NIC Employment Allowance

The NIC Employment Allowance

The Employment Allowance benefits eligible employers by reducing their National Insurance liability. The current allowance is £5,000. An employer can claim less than the maximum if this covers their total Class 1 NIC bill. The allowance is only...