A complex and time-consuming European rebate system means that more than a fifth of businesses are currently losing out on vast amounts of money in unclaimed VAT, explains Brendon Silver, CEO at leading cross-border VAT recovery firm, VAT IT.
When it comes to learning, there’s a nice little pearl of wisdom I often use when talking about apprentices. It goes: “Tell someone three times and they might remember, show them once and they won’t forget”.
As blood-sucking vampire companies continue to suck us dry, it’s clear the tax system needs a reform.
It is hard to conceive of a bigger nightmare for British business than the confirmation of the content leaked in the Labour manifesto, an ode to doom.
With chancellor Philip Hammond backtracking on plans to increase tax for the self-employed, Real Business looks at some other humiliating business-related government u-turns.
Today in his Spring Budget the chancellor Phillip Hammond announced a reduction in the tax free dividend allowance from £5,000 to £2,000.
The National Living Wage will increase from £7.20 to £7.50 from April next year, representing a pay rise of around £500 to a full-time worker.
Building a successful business in the hospitality sector is no easy feat, and Snug Bars founder Giles Fry will be sharing his journey with Real Business.
If you became self-employed between April 6, 2014 and April 5, 2015, you’re probably now facing the prospect of completing and filing a self assessment tax return for the first time.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is cracking down on tax dodgers by increasing the amount of investigations launched into UK businesses. Here is how you can reduce the risk of a tax investigation of your business.
Remember, remember the 5th of… October?! Are you ready to meet the HMRC deadline?
In the Budget, George Osborne introduced changes to the way that dividends would be taxed. Are you prepared?