National Living Wage

Posted on 04/03/2016 at 17:11

The National Living Wage

A compulsory National Living Wage is due to be introduced on 1st April 2016 for all working people aged 25 and over, and will be set at £7.20 per hour. The current National Minimum Wage for those under the age of 25 will continue to apply.


Who will be entitled to the National Living Wage?

Generally all those who are covered by the National Minimum Wage, and are 25 years old and over... read more

Tax rebate

Posted on 04/03/2016 at 17:06

The Revenue did suffer a recent setback as regards a late Return submitted by a Taxpayer which produced a repayment of tax.  It was generally their approach that a Return submitted more than 4 years after the tax year to which it related would not be accepted.  In a recent tax case Higgs v HMRC, the Upper Tribunal held that a self-assessment tax Return submitted more than 4 years late should be accepted by the Revenue.  The taxpayer got his money.

As a result of their... read more