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HM REVENUE AND CUSTOMS COVID-19 SUPPORT

HM REVENUE AND CUSTOMS COVID-19 SUPPORT

HMRC has recognised that Covid-19 is affecting the capacity of some taxpayers to file their tax returns by the 31 January deadline.  With this in mind they have announced that they will not be charging late filing penalties to Self Assessment customers who file online...

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Christmas Jumper Day 2021

Christmas Jumper Day 2021

It’s beginning to look very festive here at Richardsons! As part of our annual Christmas Jumper Day, each year our team selects a different charity to support. We all wore our Christmas jumpers today and this year our donation went to local children’s hospice Helen...

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R&D CONSULTATION RESULTS

R&D CONSULTATION RESULTS

In the Spring Budget, it was announced that HMRC was going to be completing a consultation into the R&D tax credit scheme. A few items were teased at the Autumn Budget, but now the full results have been released. The changes from this consultation will take...

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AUTUMN BUDGET 2021

AUTUMN BUDGET 2021

Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s Autumn Budget was a budget of spending, which saw him pledge major increases in public spending. He also confirmed measures to support business investment and to help encourage business in the UK. Some of the key measures affecting business...

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HMRC SCAM LETTERS

HMRC SCAM LETTERS

HM Revenue and Customs received 915,762 reports of HMRC scams in 2020. Whilst some methods can be obvious, scammers are using increasingly sophisticated techniques. Despite an increasingly paperless world, HMRC still frequently communicates through physical letters in...

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RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT TAX CREDITS STATISTICS

RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT TAX CREDITS STATISTICS

HMRC have recently released their R&D tax credit statistics for the 2019/20 tax year.    The total value of R&D relief is now nearly £7.5 billion. This is an encouraging sign of a growing R&D sector, and of wider knowledge and use of the scheme(s). ...

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CHILTERN 3 PEAK CHALLENGE

CHILTERN 3 PEAK CHALLENGE

Well done to our Richardsons Team for completing the Chiltern 3 Peak Challenge earlier this month. The team, made up of Josephine Armstrong, Amy Merchant, Bernie Hawkes, Tom Gillett and Jack Armstrong, managed to complete the full 20 mile walk from Whiteleaf Cross to...

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DEVELOPING THE SPACE SECTOR IN THE OXFORD-CAMBRIDGE ARC

DEVELOPING THE SPACE SECTOR IN THE OXFORD-CAMBRIDGE ARC

If you are based in the Oxford-Cambridge Arc or involved in the space sector, or one of the many sectors related to it such as environment or transport, you should certainly take a look at the Developing the Space Sector in the Oxford-Cambridge Arc report. Our client,...

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