Five things you need to know about tax, 25 January 2019

Jan 24, 2019

Read about Revenue’s guidance for paying employees on a Week 53 basis, the UK’s self-assessment filing deadline approaches and CCAB-I says plans by the European Commission to change the tax voting system put small countries at a disadvantage.      


  1. Revenue has published guidance covering the procedure for employers who pay employees on a weekly or fortnightly basis and who may have an extra payday in a tax year if the pay date falls on 31 December (or 30 December in a leap year).Read more about the Week 53 basis
  2. Revenue published new stamp duty guidance covering administrative procedures and enforcement



  3. Witches, wardrobes – but no lions… advance of the forthcoming UK self-assessment deadline, HMRC have set out the wildest and wackiest excuse and expense claims given by taxpayers


  4. Will you be using HMRC online services in the coming weeks leading up to the 2017/18 self-assessment deadline? Don’t be caught out by the planned downtime to some services



  5. The European Commission’s proposal to change the tax voting system puts small countries like Ireland at a disadvantage says CCAB-I