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Monthly Archives: October 2014

CPS considering revised report into Lancashire Police chief’s expenses

CROWN prosecutors are considering a revised report into Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw’s expenses. In January, they decided against taking the former milkman to court following an Independent Police Complaints Commission investigation into allegations he ‘over-claimed’ £1,550 during his county council work. They came from former Accrington police sergeant Sam Chapman following Mr […]

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Ukip MEP for Wales Nathan Gill has come under fire for driving his car to meetings in Strasbourg and Brussels

Ukip MEP for Wales Nathan Gill has come under fire for driving his car to meetings in Strasbourg and Brussels

Ukip’s MEP for Wales Nathan Gill has come under fire for driving his car to meetings of the European Parliament in Strasbourg and Brussels – a decision that enables him to claim higher expenses than colleagues who fly. By driving to Strasbourg, where the European Parliament meets for 12 weeks a year, Anglesey-based Mr Gill […]

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Tory MP being investigated over expenses says claims are ‘perfectly legitimate’

Bob Blackman tells The Telegraph mileage claims are nub of investigation and involve ‘relatively small amounts of money’. A Tory backbencher being investigated over his expenses has said he believes the claims are “perfectly legitimate”and promised “full” cooperation to clear his name. Bob Blackman, Conservative MP for Harrow East, told The Telegraph the concerns relate […]

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Mileage Expenses, HMRC Compliance and How to Avoid Costly Surprises.

Mileage Expenses, HMRC Compliance and How to Avoid Costly Surprises.

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Mileage Expenses, HMRC Compliance Did you know that one of new customers contacted us because an HMRC crackdown on mileage expenses cost them £34,000 per driver… If you have been reading any of the fleet and finance press you will have probably seen the various articles and features on the importance of accurate mileage expenses […]

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Tightening up your mileage reporting

Author: Alastair Kendrick (pictured), Tax Director, MHA MacIntyre Hudson “There are suggestions in the press that HMRC are involved in some significant review of employer records to ensure that the mileage costs reimbursed by the employer are reasonable. “Whilst HMRC have started a programme of employer compliance activity it is fair to say that review […]

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Tax and business mileage – keeping within the rules

Tax and business mileage – keeping within the rules

As HMRC begins to reinforce the ten-mile rule on reporting business mileage, it is increasingly important to make sure that your business drivers are totally compliant with the new rules, says Nigel Morris, finance director at Fleet Innovations. Business mileage is travel that an individual is necessarily obliged to do in the performance of his or […]

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