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Can I claim for Entertaining clients and staff ?

Entertaining Clients and Staff Can we deduct entertaining expenses? The tax rules on the deductibility of entertaining expenses are harsh and often misunderstood – the fact that the expenditure is incurred for businesses purposes does not make it deductible. Subject to certain limited exceptions, no deduction is allowed for business entertaining and gifts in calculating…
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When is a car a pool car ?

Pool Cars When is a car a pool car? Rather than allocating specific cars to particular employees, some employers find it preferable to operate a carpool and have a number of cars available for use by employees when they need to undertake a business journey. From a tax perspective, provided that certain conditions are met,…
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HMRC and the Staff Christmas party

HMRC and the staff Christmas Party It’s the time of year that businesses are planning the staff Christmas party for staff, their partners/spouses, clients and possible new clients. The cost of a staff party or other annual entertainment is generally allowed as a deduction for tax purposes but you have to meet the criteria set…
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HMRC have you in their sights !

HMRC have you in their sights ! “CONNECT”….is the sophisticated HMRC computer uses information gleaned from other sources and algorithms to determine the likely accuracy of a taxpayers Tax Return. HMRC tax investigations are on the increase. Tax investigations are time consuming, stressful and costly. They can last for many months and during this time…
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