On 22 November 2023, Jeremy Hunt delivered the ‘Autumn Statement for Growth’. The Chancellor is keen to stimulate economic growth and highlighted 110 measures for businesses. In addition, there were significant statements relating to National Insurance changes and also the reform of work-related state benefits.
From the 2023/2024 tax year onwards, the self assessment threshold for taxpayers will rise to £150,000 as long as your only income is via PAYE. This means that you only need to submit a self assessment tax return if your income exceeds £150,000 or you receive income from sources. Other sources of income include but are not limited to self employment income over £1000, dividends, high income child benefit, or rental income.
Charity trustees, also known as board or committee members, are the people who lead the charity and decide how it is run. Being a trustee means making decisions that will impact people’s lives. You can read more about the work of a trustee here. With over 400,000 charities registered in the UK needing trustees to oversee their work and finances, it really is a great way to ‘give back’ to our communities.
There are over 400,000 charities in the UK working hard to benefit different segments of society. You may be aware of a gap in provision and have the passion and drive to start up a new charity. This is what you need to do to establish your charity and the laws that govern charities in the UK.Continue reading
If a business trip takes you into the new London ULEZ and it is entirely for business reasons, then it is likely that any charges incurred by driving in a non-compliant car may be claimed in your tax return.Continue reading