Entries by Aron Johnston

HMRC targets savvy online sellers: what you need to do

As online platforms prepare for new disclosure rules on transactions, Danielle Ford, partner at haysmacintyre, warns that HMRC has already started compliance checks on the highest reported earners  Following the UK’s agreement to the OECD’s global data sharing objective to tackle worldwide tax evasion, HMRC will now be able to access seller information on online […]

Treasury gives HMRC £51m to improve helplines

Following months of deteriorating service on helplines, the Treasury has increased funding by £51m to bring HMRC’s phoneline service back up to 85% of calls answered Nigel Huddleston, financial secretary to the Treasury confirmed the new funding in a statement to parliament, pledging that the money would address the current 66.6% calls answered rate. ‘The […]

Why Harrison Hinchliffe Accountants Clients Love this Free App | Our New App

It’s now 4 weeks since Harrison Hinchliffe Accountants launched the new iPhone and Android App.  Since then, clients and contacts have downloaded it across Glossop. The App has generated some fantastic feedback from users enjoying its many features for free.  It’s also helped Harrison Hinchliffe Accountants get recognition for being a proactive firm of accountants that […]

Tax Times With HMRC

The run-up to the end of the tax year provides ‘use it or lose it’ opportunities to help secure your financial future and pay less tax on the inheritance you leave to loved ones. Over a decade since the financial crisis, the world is still a very uncertain place. Despite this, investors have enjoyed the […]

Cash Call Financial Management

Will ISA savers continue to turn away from cash as the impact of low returns and tax changes becomes clearer? In the tax year 2015/16, over £58 billion was deposited into Cash ISAs: last year that figure fell by a staggering 33%.¹ Will the traditional rush to use ISA allowances before the end of this […]