Finance

Contradictions over tax-cut promises in October Budget?

Michael Lansdell discusses the chancellor's budget, exploring tax, public spending and inflation.  

UK expenditure on dental services is forecast to increase by 15 per cent in 2021

Expenditure on dental services is estimated to have been £7.02bn in 2020, down 31 per cent from £10.05bn in 2019. A significant 15 per cent increase in 2021 to £8.08m is forecast as the market looks...

What does the dividend tax hike mean for you?

Michael Lansdell explains the new increase in dividend tax rates - and how this may affect you.

Increased Annual Investment Allowance to be extended until 2023

Michael Lansdell explains how to get the most out of the Annual Investment Allowance.

Dental Elite releases mid-year goodwill report

Dental Elite has released its mid-year goodwill report to show some interesting findings from practice sales over the last six months. It shows what is happening in the market currently and will give...

Changes to business rates reform, including new reliefs

Michael Lansdell discusses the reform of business rates, and explains the subsequent changes that will come into action over the coming years.

Budget 2021– building a post-covid economy

Michael Lansdell is a founding partner at specialist dental and medical accountants Figurit and a chartered accountant. Here, he outlines the main points of the October budget, which set out the...

The right way to treat entertainment and travel costs for tax purposes

Michael Lansdell explains the correct tax treatment for business entertainment and travel – just in time for any festive celebrations.

Dentists, are you ready for your self assessment?

The majority of self assessment customers will have been affected in some way by the pandemic last year, which is why your tax return for the 2020/21 tax year may seem a bit different than in previous...

Quarterly tax returns for landlords and the self-employed

Michael Lansdell counts down to Making Tax Digital

Is your pension still packing a punch?

Richard Lishman looks at the implications financial charges are having on savings and pensions.

With nearly £10bn in capital gains tax receipts, will the chancellor be tempted?

Michael Lansdell discusses the potential changes that could be made to capital gains tax following the pandemic.