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August Newsletter 2014

August Newsletter
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HMRC Latest Advisory Fuel Rates

HMRC Publishes Latest Advisory Fuel Rates
Effective From 1 March 2014
These rates apply to all journeys on or after 1 March 2014 until further notice.

For one month from the date of change, employers may use either the previous or new current rates, as they chose.

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Businesses optimistic as Bank of England rules out interest rate rise

Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, has asserted that there will be no change to interest rates in the near future, despite previous expectations.

The guidance policy set out for interest rates indicated that an increase could be considered if unemployment rates fell to 7%. This level has very nearly been reached, despite predictions that it would not happen until 2016, prompting Mr…

Budget Report 2014

Download the 2014 Budget Report
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HMRC Most Wanted


HMRC Goes Public with 20 Most Wanted Fraudsters
HMRC has published a rogues gallery of its top 20 most wanted criminals who have fled the country owing the taxman a staggering £765m between them.

And in an unprecedented move, it has called on the public to help track them down by publishing the tax fugitives mugshots.

You can find pictures and details of the fraudsters on HMRCs Flickr…

Chancellor Extends North East Enterprise Zone

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Chancellor Extends North East Enterprise Zone
A new 40 hectare site in the UKs North East will benefit from tax incentives as part of a major extension of an extension of the existing enterprise zone.

England currently has 24 enterprise zones with 2 sites located in the North East comprising 117 hectares in total. The zone offers foregone business rates (local business rates) and simplified…

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