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Government moves to scrap controversial ‘staircase tax’

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Devolution of tax powers within the UK

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HMRC Investigations

Disincorporation relief to end in March 2018

Giving To Charity in Life and Death

Chancellor freezes VAT threshold until 2020

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Budget Report

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Under-25s push for national living wage equality

Patent box – Reducing corporation tax due on patent income.

Managing Automatic Re-enrolment

Insider October 2017

Insider September 2017

Payroll Issues for Employers

The Family Home Allowance

Managing the Digital Revolution

Buy To Let Property

VAT Three-party Transactions

Insider – Sick Pay Valued Over Other Benefits

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The law on workplace pensions has changed to make it easier for people to save for their retirement. Automatic – or auto – enrolment means every employer must enrol eligible staff into a qualifying pension scheme.

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Luck does not play a big role in a firm’s success according to nearly three quarters of small business owners, research by software provider Sage has found. Download our July 2014 Insider to find out more… MSC Insider July 2014

Welcome to your May newsletter. In this issue, the news that unemployment has fallen to 6.9%  and wages have grown faster than inflation. 35% of private sector employees are now enrolled in a workplace pension scheme. We examine the employment law reforms that came into effect on  6 April. And in Your Money news, we look at the new personal tax statements to be introduced  later this year.

MSC Insider May 2014

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Matthews Sutton – 2014/15 Tax Card

A short guide to rates, reliefs and allowances available for use by 5 April 2014.

Year-End Tax Guide 2013/14

In this issue, we look at research that revealed the UK’s SME population reached a six-year high in 2013!

MSC Insider January 2014

We look at the intricacies of rules around mobile phones and loans to employees.

Mobile Phones for Employees

Here we look at developments in human resources since our last update in this topic.

Winter Update – Jan 2014

Delivering the 2013 Autumn Statement, the Chancellor said the latest forecasts from the Office for Budget Responsibility proved that “Britiain’s economic plan is working” but warned that the “job is not done.”

Matthews Sutton Autumn Statement 2013

If you are involved with running a charity, you should be aware of the special accounting and tax provisions that relate to charities.


Nobody ever plans a cashflow crisis, yet they occur with alarming frequency – usually due to a failure to plan ahead or to make adequate provision for the unexpected