The May Business News bulletin has been designed to keep you informed of the latest business and tax issues. Click on headline for further information.
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Consultation on extension of IR35 rules – HMRC has published guidance on the extension of the off-payroll working rules (also known as IR35) to the private sector.
Government confirms implementation of pensions dashboards – The government has confirmed that the initiative to introduce a pensions dashboard will go ahead.
‘Springtime’ tax scams target young people – HMRC has warned young people in the UK to ‘stay vigilant’ in order to avoid falling victim to ‘Springtime’ tax refund scams.
Latest guidance for employers – HMRC has issued the latest version of the Employer Bulletin.
VAT fuel scale charges – HMRC has issued details of the updated VAT fuel scale charges which apply from the beginning of the next prescribed VAT accounting period starting on or after 1 May 2019.
Money Laundering – HMRC has published a list of businesses that have not met their obligations under the Money Laundering Regulations.
‘Flexible extension’ to Article 50 – Business groups, including the British Chambers of Commerce and the Confederation of British Industry, have commented on the six-month ‘flexible’ extension of Article 50.
Scottish Air Departure Tax plans further delayed – The Scottish government has further delayed its plans to replace Air Passenger Duty (APD) with Air Departure Tax (ADT).