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Returning to mileage capture after Maternity leave.

Returning to mileage capture after Maternity leave.

Returning to work after Maternity ahhhh! I can’t believe the day is here one year on and my baby is walking, talking, super fun to be around and I now have to go back to WORK. After much anticipation and contemplation, I am back in the working world and in many ways, it feels like […]

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With the new arrival of the viral Pokémon Go! app, we revisit the growing popularity of GPS tracking.

With the new arrival of the viral Pokémon Go! app, we revisit the growing popularity of GPS tracking.

With the new arrival of the viral Pokémon Go! app, we revisit the growing popularity of GPS tracking. Pokémon Go! uses GPS tracking in order to emulate the virtual reality of the fictional Pokémon universe. Game creators, Niantic, have utilised GPS tracking to create an augmented reality through the camera lens of your phone. The […]

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HMRC Advisory Fuel Rates see a decrease with effect from 1 March 2015

HMRC Advisory Fuel Rates see a decrease with effect from 1 March 2015

HMRC have announced the new advisory fuel rates, which organisations use to reimburse drivers for fuel used on business journeys, which apply to all journeys on or after 1 March 2015. The new advisory fuel rates are listed below in bold, previous rates in brackets: Engine size Petrol             LPG 1400cc or less             11p      […]

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Economists claim company cars are under-taxed

Company cars and diesel should be taxed more heavily to cut CO2 emissions and traffic congestion, and improve air pollution. A research study of 27 Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries, plus South Africa, argues that under-taxing company cars amounts to an average annual subsidy per car of around £1,260.The subsidy ranges from […]

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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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Avoiding penalties for business mileage

Avoiding penalties for business mileage

Katie O’Regan, consultant at Fleet Innovations, looks at ensuring mileage records satisfy the taxman. Towards the beginning of the year Her Majesty’s Revenue and Custom (HMRC) launched a new methodology to target Employer Compliance reviews on their key clients. To do this they recruited ‘Compliance Champions’ from a variety of industries with experience and familiarity […]

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