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2023 Corporation Tax Increase - 7 Ways To Keep It Low

 

INTRODUCTION

For annual group taxable profits over £50k, from 1 April 2023, the corporation tax rate will increase from 19% to 26.5% on additional profits between £50k up to £250k, after which 25% is charged on all profits over £250k.

Therefore reducing profits from say £100k to £50k saves 26.5% of £50k = £13,250. Or on profits in the entire 26.5% tax band from £50k to £250k, you might even get to save 26.5% of £200k, a corporation tax saving of £53k!

NB For close investment holding companies, 25% will apply to all your taxable profits.

 

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2021 Tax Year End Planning - Top Tips


Easter Monday is not only the end of a long bank holiday, it’s also the end of the tax year. Make sure you plan accordingly, so you can improve your nest egg before Easter 🐤 Please see our top tips below:

1. Income Tax Thresholds - £50k and £100k

These are crucially important to understand, to ensure you don’t pay more tax than you need to. Even if you benefit from a 0% tax rate on certain allowances, say the £2k dividend allowance, the £2k still counts towards these £50k and £100k thresholds.

 

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Budget 2021 - Help To ReGroup & Grow

Today we've had a whistle-stop tour of initiatives which the government hopes will encourage growth. From saving existing skills with furlough and SEISS scheme extensions, a new super tax deduction on equipment, through to funding high quality training schemes (if you have at least 5 employees). 

Here are the main headlines of interest to small and growing businesses...

 

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Coronavirus - Limited Companies - What Are Your Choices?


Now we've probably heard all the major Coronavirus announcements from the Chancellor, what choices do Director-Shareholder Limited Companies have to help them through this crisis? We provide a checklist below with signposting to the relevant part of gov.uk.

Time To Pay

Applicable to all companies and all taxes, you can call HMRC and agree a scheduled delay to paying your taxes. Have a realistic proposal that you can stick to. Signpost: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/tax-helpline-to-support-businesses-affected-by-coronavirus-covid-19

Time To File

Companies house will allow you to send in your accounts 3 months later than normal, a increase from the usual 9 months to 12 months, as long as you ask before the 9 month deadline.

 

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