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HMRC Email Reminders, Mike Brooks, Accountant in Reading, Accountant in Sherston. ABM Accountant

HMRC Email Reminders

HMRC Email Reminders Have you set your account up at HMRC to receive Email Reminders?  A recently updated article originally published by HMRC in 2014 stated that “Companies who have switched to email reminders from paper are more likely to file their accounts and confirmation statement (annual return) on time.” […]


Changes to National Minimum Wage

Are you an employer? Do you employ people on minimum wage? Changes to National Minimum Wages Please note that as from 1 October 2015 the National Minimum wage rates will be as follows:- Employees over 21 years old        £6.70 Employees 18 – 20 years 0ld        £5.30 Employees 1-17 years old             […]


Warning to ALL Employers

Small businesses, with less than 50 employees, have so far been granted exemption from the relatively new HMRC penalty regime for late filing of their monthly payroll RTI (real time information) returns. However, the penalties that have been in force for larger businesses since last September are due to be […]


Genuine or Bogus Email from HMRC?

The HMRC have issued an excellent guidance document to help you recognise whether the email you have received, which may well state it is from the HMRC, is actually genuine or not. The content of the guidance includes:- 1. Current list of digital and other contact issued from HMRC 2. […]


HMRC – No Excuses

HMRC do say that they understand that sometimes people really do have genuine, truthful reasons why they didn’t complete their online self assessment form on time. However, that doesn’t mean that they are likely to let you off the £100 + fine for late submission Here are a selection of […]