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What about limited companies and directors?

Many of our clients are in this position; they run a limited company, act as a director and pay themselves a small salary topped up by dividends. This presents a problem…. As far as we can see, these businesses and individuals do not come under the...

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State Benefits Increased

Many State Benefits have been frozen, or increases limited, for a number of years. The Government have however decided to increase many State Benefits from 2020/21 including Child Benefit. The amount payable in respect of the oldest child has been...

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NIC Changes

Employees and the self-employed will not pay national insurance contributions (NIC) on the first £9,500 of earnings from 2020/21, a significant increase from the £8,632 limit in 2019/20. Note that employers will be required to pay 13.8% on earnings...

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