If you’re new to the world of self-employment, knowing when to pay HMRC as well as how much you need to pay can sometimes be difficult. So, we’ve put together a quick guide to help you keep on top of this and maybe even help you save some money next time you pay in.
The latest tax rules introduced by the government mean that switching to an electric company car is no longer just about reducing the climate impact, but provides a significant tax benefits for both employer and employee. From April 2021, fully electric company cars attract a Benefit in Kind rate of just 1%, rising to 2% from April 2022. This means, a Tesla Model 3 Standard Range Plus with a purchase price of £80,000 would have a benefit rate of just 1% in 2021-22, equating to an annual taxable benefit of just £800.
HMRC have introduced a restriction for the amount of R&D tax credit received by SMEs in a year. Effective from 1 April 2021, the cap is set at £20,000 plus three times the company’s total PAYE and NIC liability for SMEs claiming R&D tax credits.
The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, delivered the 2021 Budget on 3 March 2021. Our specialist Personal and Corporate Tax Teams have summarised the key announcements below, with a full report to be published on Thursday 4th March 2021.