Around this time of year, we are often advising clients on the different tax-efficient ways to treat staff, and usually, that includes the annual Christmas party. The 2020 festive season is going to look a little different, as the usual Christmas ‘do’ is off the cards. In a ‘normal’ year, you don’t have to report a party or social event to HMRC for tax purposes, as long as it meets […]
My employee didn’t use their company car during lockdown – does this mean the benefit in kind stops?
After months of lockdown, many of us have seen a noticeable decrease in petrol costs as cars have stayed stationary on driveways, and workers across the country have swapped the daily commute for days working at the dining room table. If you have staff with company cars who have been working from home or furloughed, […]
Working from home? The ins and outs of how employees can claim expenses for additional household bills.
Due to the current coronavirus pandemic and the restrictions on who can travel to work, there will likely be an increase in expense claims and claims to tax relief.
Electric vehicles are rapidly changing the face of the automotive industry, and with the impact of increased accessibility and environmental awareness, the amount of electric vehicles globally reached 5 million by the end of 2018, compared with just 14,260 in 2010*. The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has proposed a recommendation to the UK government regarding electric […]