Kirk Newsholme Newsletter – October 2022

Staff out of office? Rules under review


  • Staff tips, employer obligations
  • Introducing the Plastic Packaging Tax
  • Bye bye GDPR?
  • Did claims comply with the furlough scheme?
  • When couples separate: capital gains tax change
  • Accessing your business tax account
  • VAT: terminating a contract early

Kirk Newsholme Newsletter – July 2022

HMRC’s Trust Registration Service


  • Up to speed with pensions
  • Covid-19 support and a letter from HMRC?
  • Capital gains tax: negligible value claims
  • What’s going on with your National Insurance costs?
  • Talking about capital allowances
  • FAO landlords: Homes for Ukraine scheme
  • Cameras, action and a happy tax ending

Kirk Newsholme Newsletter – February 2022

Why timing matters for your capital spend


  • Property disposals
  • Busting the research and development myth
  • Take advantage: tax free benefit for directors and employees
  • Your pension and you
  • Drilling down: Mr Tooth and the tax return
  • Gift Aid: 5 own goals to avoid
  • HMRC sets sights on cryptoassets

Kirk Newsholme Newsletter – May 2021

Trading loss. Cash flow gain?


  • Making Tax Digital: at a glance
  • Self-employment Income Support Scheme: HMRC and your claim
  • Don’t click on the link. Covid-19 scams
  • Employees working from home: new claim needed
  • Holiday. Leave. Covid-19
  • Side hustle. Tax?
  • Pensions auto-enrolment: business as usual

Kirk Newsholme Newsletter – May 2021

Covid-19 support schemes latest


  • Uber and you
  • Going on holiday. Counting the days
  • Biggest tax cut ever? The new super deduction
  • New Covid-19 loan now up and running
  • Using a loss
  • Property: what’s new?
  • Budget big freeze

Kirk Newsholme Newsletter – February 2021

Just one click? Your Business Tax Account


  • Claiming capital allowances
  • Health-check your Self-employment Income Support Scheme claim
  • Construction: level playing field
  • Deferred VAT payments: what now?
  • Corporation tax to go digital
  • R&D tax credit cap
  • Why you need supply chain mapping

Kirk Newsholme Newsletter – October 2020

Financial support for Covid-19: latest news


  • COVID-19 financial support
  • Covid loans and round-up
  • Insolvency law
  • Tax cashflow
  • Brexit imports and export

Kirk Newsholme Newsletter – Summer 2020

Research and Development: the tomorrow business


  • Construction: a change for the diary
  • Working from home
  • Your workforce: changing the small print
  • Covid-19 round up
  • Help for tourism and hospitality

Kirk Newsholme Newsletter – Summer 2019

Claiming capital allowances


  • Age discrimination
  • Probate issues
  • Don’t lose out when disposing of your business
  • Auto-enrolment pension rules
  • Keeping the VAT inspector sweet
  • Making Tax Digital for VAT: your questions answered

Kirk Newsholme Newsletter – Spring 2019

IR35 shake-up


  • The innovating business
  • Chasing late payments
  • Change for charities
  • Tax change round-up
  • New era for capital allowances
  • Capital gains tax and your home
  • How to keep staff

Kirk Newsholme Newsletter – Winter 2018

EMI: an eventful year


  • Landfill brings new tax risk
  • Cafe in hot water
  • Housing wealth – Inheritance Tax
  • HMRC Business Tax Account: is yours activated?
  • Tax tips for the farming business
  • Furnished Holiday Lets – a smart move?
  • Business disruption: tools to survive

Kirk Newsholme Newsletter – Autumn 2018

MTD is coming


  • Growing your business
  • IR35 – change ahead?
  • New tax year, new tax plans
  • Employee rights: shared parental leave
  • Income or gains from abroad?
  • Save energy, save tax – with Enhanced Capital Allowances

Kirk Newsholme Newsletter – Summer 2018

Paying family members: get it right


  • Open banking
  • Bitcoin
  • GDPR – the final countdown
  • Keep calm and plan for the future: Brexit
  • Is your business owed money?
  • Is it a car – or is it a van?
  • Pension auto-enrolment: the story continues

Kirk Newsholme Newsletter – Spring 2018

Paying Dividends


  • Class 2 National Insurance: not quite the end of the road
  • New rates and bands on the way
  • Self-employed and want a mortgage?
  • National Minimum Wage in the social care sector
  • Tax on acquiring property in Wales
  • When a spouse dies
  • Inheritance Tax

Kirk Newsholme Newsletter – Autumn 2017

Making Tax Digital for Business: plans delayed


  • New Tax-Free Childcare
  • Using the Lifetime ISA to buy a first home
  • Off-plan purchases and Principal Residence exemption
  • PAYE and Making Tax Digital
  • Hackers’ favourite sport – phishing
  • New data protection rules
  • New ways to raise business finance – peer to peer lending

Kirk Newsholme Newsletter – Summer 2017

Planning for the reduction in the Dividend Allowance


  • Another tax rise will be with us soon
  • Making Tax Digital – where are we now?
  • Marriage Allowance
  • 6 April 2017 – attention landlords
  • Leading your team to success
  • Financing companies and tax relief
  • New car tax rates

Kirk Newsholme Newsletter – Winter 2016

New Tax-Free Childcare scheme – launch date is nearly here


  • A busy time ahead for our tax system
  • Dealing with distractions
  • New tax relief for investors
  • Rental income splits
  • Inheritance tax receipts continue to rise
  • Financial accounts for small companies – time to choos
  • All change at the government’s business department

Kirk Newsholme Newsletter – Autumn 2016

Brexit and Tax


  • Sorting out interest receipts
  • Pensions auto enrolment and directors
  • Poor service levels at HMRC could mean you have paid the wrong amount of tax
  • Cyber security for businesses
  • So why cant my company get a tax deduction for a parking fine
  • Is the closer alignment of income tax and National Insurance a realistic idea
  • Capital gains have become attractive again – unless you have the wrong type of gain

Kirk Newsholme Newsletter – Summer 2016

Small company taxation


  • A new breed of State Pensioners
  • Looking forward to the Lifetime ISA – if you are under 40
  • When (and when not) to sign a Gift Aid form
  • Salary sacrifice and Auto Enrolment
  • Minimum wage rates increases rescheduled
  • Is Research and Development tax relief available?

Kirk Newsholme Newsletter – Spring 2016

New tax dangers when buying residential property


  • Marriage allowance – guide your employees in the right direction
  • Property income and interest relief
  • Personal Tax Accounts
  • Attention director shareholders – profit extraction issues/li>
  • Are you tracking your website statistics?
  • Charities – ensuring tax exemptions are available

Kirk Newsholme Newsletter – Winter 2015

HMRC gone phishing?


  • Pension top up window open
  • Why it doen’t pay to ignore the Enterprise Investment Scheme
  • A new register for all companies
  • Property income – repairs and replacements – more changes on the way/li>
  • What impact does the Bribary Act have on your business
  • The birth of the two types of tax

Kirk Newsholme Newsletter – Autumn 2015

Self assessment tax returns still need to be submitted on time


  • The merits of Early Conciliation
  • Spreading income around the family
  • Should I continue trading through a limited company
  • Looking forward to the new flat-rate State Pension
  • Maximising tax relief for two homes
  • Annual Investment Allowance set at £200,000