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October 2016

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31 Oct 2016

HMRC update phishing guidance

HMRC have updated their guidance to taxpayers on how to spot phishing scam emails.

Autumn Statement plans

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, will present his first Autumn Statement to Parliament on Wednesday 23 November 2016.

Tax Free Childcare

HMRC have announced further details of the new Tax Free childcare scheme which is to be introduced in 2017.

Deadline for 'paper' self assessment tax returns

For those individuals who have previously submitted ‘paper’ self assessment tax returns the deadline for the 2015/16 return is 31 October 2016. Returns submitted after that date must be submitted electronically or they will incur a minimum penalty of £100. The penalty applies even when there is no tax to pay or the tax is paid on time.

Increase in NMW rates

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) is a minimum amount per hour that most workers in the UK are entitled to be paid. NMW rates increases come into effect on 1 October 2016.

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