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The tax treatment for low emision cars is reducing dramatically from 2020-2021.
For mor information on car benefits click here

CO2 emissions
Electric Range Appropriate percentage
Petrol Hybrid Diesel Hybrid
g/Km Miles % %
0 All (Pure Electric) 2% 2%
0 to 50 130 or more 2% 6%
0 to 50 70 to 120 5% 9%
0 to 50 40 to 69 8% 12%
0 to 50 30 to 39 12% 16%
0 to 50 Less than 30 14% 18%


If you’re currently an EU, EEA or Swiss citizen living in the UK, you and your family will need to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme to protect the rights you currently have in the UK.

Irish citizens or those with valid indefinite leave do not need to apply.

Applications are open until 30 June 2021.

It’s free to apply.


From April 2020 the rules for engaging individuals through personal service companies (PSCs) are changing. The responsibility for determining whether the off-payroll working rules apply will move to the organisation receiving an individual’s services.

In order to find out how to prepare for changes to the off-payroll working rules from 6 April 2020 click here.


If you buy from or sell goods to the EU you need to apply for an EORI number as a matter of urgency.  To apply click here.  The application process takes approximately 10 minutes.  For more guidance from the government on an EU exit click here.


HMRC have updated income tax forms to reflect the new tax year changes.

View the updated forms and guidance at Collection: Income Tax forms


The standard lifetime allowance for pensions has increased by £25,000 in line with CPI inflation to £1,055,000 for the new tax year from 6 April 2019


A roundup of all the personal tax changes which come into force from the 2019/20 tax year including, an increase to the personal allowance and higher rate threshold, changes to residential inheritance tax and capital gains tax regime for non-UK residents


HMRC has warned that the registration process for Making Tax Digital for VAT, due to come into effect from 1 April, will take seven days to complete, and will not be a real time service.


HMRC have published policy papers about increasing the Junior Individual Savings Account (ISA) and Child Trust Fund (CTF) account subscription limits for 2019-20.

The measures increase the amount that can be saved annually into a Junior ISA or CTF account from £4,260 to £4,368 from 6 April 2019. Interest and gains received on money saved in ISAs and CTFs is tax-free.


HMRC has published new benchmark scale rates for expenses payments to employees travelling outside the UK, effective from 6 April 2019.

Employers can reimburse employees who travel abroad for business purposes their accommodation and subsistence expenses to by making scale rate payments. Guidance on when the worldwide subsistence rates can be used is available here, New rates have been published and are effective from 6 April 2019.

View the new rates at Overseas scale rates: effective from 6 April 2019.

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