What is Private Residence Relief and how does it arise?

Private residence relief (PPR) applies to the sale of a residence that has been an individual’s only or principal residence for the period of time they have owned it. If you sell a property, once rented out, you will have to pay Capital Gains Tax within 60 days of selling the property. This tax is…Read More

How to reduce your Capital Gains Tax     

Do you own a residential property personally, and plan on selling it in the not-so-distant future? We can help you reduce your capital gains tax!   If you own a residential property personally, and you sell your property, the gain is subject to capital gains tax at 28%, after you have utilised your capital gains tax…Read More

Maximise your State Pension -Changes to Voluntary NI Contributions

The state pension should be an important part of your retirement planning but there is some important planning you need to do before 31st July 2023 to maximise your income. Firstly, you need to understand that you only receive a full state pension if you have paid (or received credit for) National Insurance contributions for…Read More

How to claim ATED annual charge relief? 

Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings (ATED), is an annual return and tax that is due to be submitted and paid to HMRC if your limited company owns a UK residential property valued at more than £500,000.  There are reliefs and exemptions available and please feel free to contact us at PJCO if you are unsure…Read More

MTD for Income Tax for Landlords from April 2024

MTD for ITSA forms a critical building block of the government’s 10-year strategy, which seeks to make the tax system more sustainable and efficient, to improve productivity of businesses, and to better support taxpayers. The Government hopes the shift to Make Tax Digital will give us one of the world’s most digitally advanced tax administrations,…Read More

Autumn Budget 2022 Key Points

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Upcoming navigation menu changes for QuickBooks online

When using QuickBooks do you ever feel confused and overwhelmed by the sheer number of tabs and functions at your disposal? You will be pleased to hear that changes are coming to make your QuickBooks experience smoother than ever. Similar to the way the ‘new’ button in QuickBooks helped reduce the hassle of navigation, by…Read More

Upcoming navigation menu changes for QuickBooks Online

When using QuickBooks do you ever feel confused and overwhelmed by the sheer number of tabs and functions at your disposal? You will be pleased to hear that changes are coming to make your QuickBooks experience smoother than ever. Similar to the way the ‘new’ button in QuickBooks helped reduce the hassle of navigation, by…Read More

Do You Need To Pay Tax On Your Cryptoassets?

Cryptocurrency is an encrypted digital payment system working through a computer network which isn’t reliant on an authority to verify payments. Different assets include exchange tokens (used as a means of payment or investment), utility tokens (provide access to goods and services), security tokens (provide right or interests in a business) and stablecoins (built to…Read More

8 Ways To Reduce Your Capital Gains Tax Liability

1. Use your Capital gain tax allowance: You are allowed a tax-free Capital Gain Tax allowance of £12,300 (2021/22) before CGT will be due. This is a separate allowance to your tax free personal allowance for Income tax. Any gains of up to £12,300 in a tax year will therefore not attract capital gains tax.…Read More

Important Changes for Taxi, Private Hire or Scrap Metal Licence Applications.

Need to apply for a Taxi, Private Hire or Scrap Metal licence soon? The Government have announced that there will be changes to the application process which you need to be aware of from 4th April 2022.   The rules are changing if you’re an individual, company or any type of partnership applying for a licence for a:  Taxi driver.   Private hire driver. …Read More

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