Some contractors to choose their own tax rate

FROM 1 April 2017, the Government is proposing to allow contractors whose income is subject to withholding tax deductions, to choose their own tax rates.

 

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Don’t grab all the money

IF you sell your business, which you run through a company, the money does not belong to you. It belongs to the company. 

 

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New rules for mileage rates

A BILL is before Parliament which has a section dealing with tax deductions based on mileage.

 

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What can I claim?

A PENSIONER got remarried and decided to rent out her former home. It was one of a group of houses.

 

A tradesman made an offer to a group of house owners, including hers, to clean all their windows for $100 each. 

 

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Go for the shortcuts

IT’S true – most of us only scratch the surface of what's possible when we use our computers.

 

Underlying all the usual stuff we do daily, are a multitude of smart tricks that can make life easier, improve productivity and ease the pain of OOS.

 

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Beware terms and conditions

Many large suppliers seem to be using their terms and conditions in ingenious ways to take advantage of their customers. 

 

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Winter blues tips

With positive thoughts we experience pleasant and happy feelings. Unfortunately, in the midst of winter, it is easy to lose sight of our positive thoughts where the days are short, the temperature low and grey clouds surround us. However, it is important to make the effort to maintain a positive outlook on work, family and life in general. 

 

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Witnessing history

Over the last few months we have witnessed history, with the majority vote in favour of Britain leaving the European Union (EU). This was a surprise to many, and sent shockwaves around the world. In the days following the vote, the value of the pound declined substantially, and this instability may continue into the future as long as uncertainty is prevalent.

 

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