Question, I am an IT contractor trading through my own limited company and I have a 6 month contract that will require a lot of travel and staying over in France. With regards to claiming my subsistence and accommodation costs whilst in France I believe there are simplified benchmark scale rates I can claim –… Read More


Question,I am a director and shareholder of my own limited company and I filed an online personal tax return for the 15-16 tax year that I made an error on – I have now realised that I put the wrong figure down for my dividends – am I able to amend my tax return and… Read More


Question, I am a management consultant contracting with clients through my own limited company. I normally ensure my salary and dividends drawn from my company stay below the higher tax band, however for the 2017-18 tax year I am a bit confused as I live permanently in Scotland but I also travel down to visit… Read More


Question, I run my own small limited company and I have recently started using my personal car for some work journeys when I meet clients at their offices. I know I am able to claim mileage expenses back from my company but what is the situation with regards to claiming back any VAT?  My company… Read More


Question, I have received an email from HMRC saying that I am due a tax refund – I am concerned this might not be genuine – do you have any guidance as to what to look out for with regards to spam / phishing etc. so I know what communications from HMRC are genuine?  … Read More