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Archive for the ‘Tax & Year End Planning’ Category

Tax Returns 2012

Well its here again already! Yes, the dreaded tax return notices are landing on doormats all over the country. But DON’T PANIC! This is your 2012 tax return and you have got until 31 October to get it completed and filed with HMRC, unless you do it online, in which case you have until 31[...] Read more »

2011 Self assessment tax return

Thinking about making a start on your 2011 self assessment tax return? Do you really want the hassle? We prepare returns from as little as £99 (prices vary according to complexity) – Merlin – Tax Returns Self Assessment Service   Sign up to receive the monthly Tax Tips & News email.

Merlin – Repayment Claims for Tax on Interest

Are you on a low income (or no income) but have savings earning interest? If these are being subjected to tax you may be able to claim it back – and even more so if you are over 65 – see our article.   Sign up to receive the monthly Tax Tips & News email.

Tax credits up for renewal?

Don’t forget your information has to be with the tax credits office by 31 July to keep getting credits. BUT don’t panic if you know you won’t have all figures in time (especially if you’re self employed). You are allowed to use estimates where actuals are not yet known, but they need to be sensible[...] Read more »

Higher Penalties for late tax returns

Your personal self-assessment tax return for the tax year to 5 April 2011 must be submitted to HMRC by 31 January 2012, or by 31 October 2011 if it is submitted in paper form. These deadlines also apply to your separate partnership tax return where you are a member of a partnership. For tax returns[...] Read more »

Free Self Assesment Tax Return for 2011

Special limited offer to the first 20 successful applicants. Get your 2011 Self Assessment Tax Return done for FREE! Yes, there are terms and conditions (you must allow us to prepare your accounts), and you have to sign up as a client for at least 24 months. Offer closes 5.00pm 27th April 2011.   Sign[...] Read more »

Happy New ‘Tax’ Year!?

Well the new tax year is almost upon us, and that means your 2011 self assessment tax returns (or notices to complete a return) will be dropping through your letterboxes in around a week or so’s time. As its a New (tax) Year isn’t it time you made a New Year’s resolution? Let Merlin take[...] Read more »

Maximised your 2010-11 tax reliefs?

Eleven days left to the end of the tax year, so have you done everything you can to make sure you maximise your 2010-11 tax reliefs? Time is short but can still be done! Check out our Tax Planning Service.   Sign up to receive the monthly Tax Tips & News email.

Annual ISA Allowance

Used your annual ISA allowance for this tax year yet? No? The tax year ends in just 3 weeks time, so if you’re going to invest now is the time to do so – miss the dealine and you’re into a new tax year and a new annual allowance (with no roll over of any[...] Read more »

Is it your financial year end soon?

Is your year end looming (31 March/5 April)? What have you done to maximise your tax savings? Nothing? Not sure what to do? Maybe you think there’s nothing you can do? Well think again. We can give timely tax planning advice to ensure you are making the most of your tax allowances and reliefs.  [...] Read more »