Its a couple of weeks to get everything done and ready for the
when the New Year starts up again
6 April 2017
The government have made a number of changes to taxation
during the year so its good to have a plan to make sure you maximised your tax
Check you have used up all of your tax code, because once its gone its gone for good and
starts fresh again in April. The tax code is currently £11,000 for the
year for individuals.
Husband and wife you can transfer £1,000 from either
partner to the higher earner, this is good for part time or if a partner doesn’t
Have you bought your equipment ready for the new year to
start. Think of new equipment as not a
ill put that off until later but an opportunity be more efficient, speed up
your work or even make it easier for you.
Capital Gains Tax allowances timing of when you sell an
asset is key as theres £11,100 tax free allowance for each year this is additional
to your normal income tax code.
Flat Rate Scheme is changing from April 2017 are you
ready, it will be 16.5% payment over if you are a business that is mainly
Are you one of the many higher tax rate earners who is
having to deal with the mortgage tax relief restriction. Wear and tear allowance has now gone, keep all of your receipts if you are
replacing furniture or equipment in your rental house, you cannot claim without
your documents. It is replacement only,
first year purchases are excluded now.
Again Child Benefit is restricted or even taken away if
you are a higher earner over £50,000
Child Care Vouchers ceases at the end of April 2018, have
you signed up to them its £55 per week tax free allowance which saves you tax
and national insurance for income of less than £43,000 per annum.
Have you used your £15,240 ISA allowance it all starts
again in April.
Don’t forget the dividend tax rules have changed dividends
now attract 7.5% to basic rate if your dividends are over £5,000. 32.5% for anything over £43,000 make sure
youre saving your tax money.
So get planning, check these items if you missed any of
these out of your routine this could be saving you money.