In the news – June 2022


Enews - June 2022 In this month’s Enews we consider the latest news on the cost-of-living crisis with the Chancellor announcing further measures to help families and businesses. We also update you with the latest on the energy price cap and rising inflation. With news on the future of cash and minimum wage penalties, there is a [...]

In the news – June 20222022-06-13T13:44:16+01:00

Hybrid Working


Hybrid working - what does it mean and what do employers need to consider? Claire Watt, Managing Director at Ditton HR examines the way in which Covid has changed the way that people work and the benefits of introducing a hybrid working policy. Covid has changed the way that people all over the world [...]

Hybrid Working2022-06-06T10:33:10+01:00

Dividend Tax Rate Changes


Dividend Tax Rate Changes Since the recent increase in the dividend tax rate, it may well be worth taking time to re-evaluate your remuneration strategy.This article outlines some of the pros and cons of individuals paying themselves dividends from their company, as well as the risks involved. What are dividends?A dividend is a payment of profits (after [...]

Dividend Tax Rate Changes2022-05-31T13:16:17+01:00

US Tax Spotlight


US Tax Spotlight What are the US Tax implications for US Citizens selling their main residence? Nicola Dunn, Senior Tax Advisor & Resident US/UK Tax Specialist at LK & Associates, outlines one of the main issues faced by US citizens where the US and UK tax treatment do not align. Case study – Chuck [...]

US Tax Spotlight2022-05-31T10:55:24+01:00

Crezco Online Payments


Crezco Online Payments We are constantly looking at ways to simplify our systems and processes for our clients. We are pleased to announce that we have recently launched an online payment service in association with Crezco. Crezco offers secure, straightforward, and instant payments for LKA clients. Crezco is fully integrated with Xero - simply [...]

Crezco Online Payments2022-05-31T10:25:14+01:00

In the News


Enews - May 2022In this month's Enews we consider the latest news on COVID grants for the self-employed. We also update you with the government's energy strategy and plans to regulate cryptocurrency. With guidance on tax avoidance and the government's one-stop shop for tax relief, there is a lot to update you on.HMRC starts chasing [...]

In the News2022-06-07T15:02:28+01:00

Tolley’s Tax Awards 2022


And the winner is….We are very proud to announce that LK & Associates won ‘Best Single Office Tax Practice’ at the prestigious Tolley’s Tax Awards 2022.The past few years have been extremely challenging for many small businesses so we would like to take the opportunity to thank our clients for their continued support and to [...]

Tolley’s Tax Awards 20222022-05-16T14:06:30+01:00

Spring Statement 2022


Spring Statement 2022 Against a backdrop of rising inflation, Chancellor Rishi Sunak presented his first Spring Statement on Wednesday 23 March 2022. In his Spring Statement, the Chancellor announced a cut in fuel duty for petrol and diesel as he sought to ease the impact of rising prices for households and businesses. The [...]

Spring Statement 20222022-03-24T14:10:13+00:00

HMRC & cryptoassets


HMRC turn their attention to Cryptoassets Despite the fact that the only current guidance available as to the tax treatment of cryptoassets exists only in HMRC’s internal guidance manual published 30 March 2021, cryptoassets are becoming an area of interest for tax inspectors. Starting in November 2021 HMRC have been sending ‘nudge’ letters [...]

HMRC & cryptoassets2022-03-09T15:36:20+00:00

Key Person Insurance


Key Person Insurance Key Person Insurance is crucial to help keep a business running if a key employee becomes critically ill or dies. Humphries Independent Financial Advisors, one of our trusted business partners have written a useful overview for LKA clients explaining the key facts about Key Person Insurance. All companies have different [...]

Key Person Insurance2022-03-09T13:18:26+00:00

High Income Child Benefit Charges


High Income Child Benefit Charges If you or your partner is a high earner, you may not think you are eligible for child benefit. However, there are some good reasons to still consider a claim to protect your future state pension – even if you don’t end up with all/any of the money. [...]

High Income Child Benefit Charges2022-03-09T13:49:47+00:00
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