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Warning issued over child benefit tax penalty charges

Warning issued over child benefit tax penalty charges Taxpayers who could find they are liable for tax charges on child benefit have been advised to take action swiftly to ensure they have notified HM Revenue and Customs to avoid being hit with a penalty charge. The tax system now recoups

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Pensions cold-calling ban comes into effect

Pensions cold-calling ban comes into effect The long-awaited ban on cold-calling pension scheme holders has come into effect, making it illegal to spontaneously ring people about their schemes. The measure has been introduced in a bid to curb pension fraud, as cold-calling is one of the most common means by

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Cryptocurrency is not cash, HMRC confirms

Cryptocurrency is not cash, HMRC confirms HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has published data on the taxation of crypto-assets, such as the Bitcoin and Ethereum cryptocurrencies. The advice states that it does not see these as cash, but rather as utility, security or exchange tokens. However, tax may be paid

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GP practices set for pension contributions hike

GP practices set for pension contributions hike GP practices are set to face a large hike in pension contributions under plans being considered in a government consultation on the NHS pension scheme. This disclosed that draft amendments to the scheme would involve the employer contribution rate rising from 14.38% to

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Rise in Christmas Day tax returns

Rise in Christmas Day tax returns Serious issues like tax might seem to be the kind of thing to forget about on Christmas Day, but new figures from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have indicated that a rising number of people have opted to fill in their online returns on

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