Are you a higher rate taxpayer?   Do you definitely claim your entire 40% tax relief on your pension contributions?   How do you feel about plans to introduce a flat rate of 33% pension tax relief for all taxpayers?   To incentivise saving for retirement, the government currently gives tax relief on all pension […]

Institute of Direct Marketing Tax Relief

Did you know that you are entitled to claim back the tax on your IDM subscription fees?   Maybe you read the regulations and decided it wasn’t worth the time and hassle.   But are you aware of all of the other legitimate tax reliefs you could also be claiming back?   As you know, […]

Tax Relief for Police Dog Handlers

Are you a police dog handler?   Do you know that you are entitled to tax relief for some of your expenses?   With around 250 dogs in the Metropolitan Police Service Dog Support Unit alone, there is a lot of unclaimed tax waiting to be claimed!   Dog handlers only As the human in […]

Peripatetic Teachers’ Tax Rebates

 Maybe you teach music in 2 or 3 different schools.   Maybe you provide specialist support for children with additional needs in a couple of schools in your borough.   Maybe you are the travelling PPA cover with their massive, ‘something-for-everyone-just- in-case-there’s-no-planning’ bag!   Whichever kind of marvellous experience you provide for your students, as […]

Phone Lines

We have been experiencing problems with our phone lines. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused. BT are aware of the issues and are making every effort to fix them. If you can’t get through on our numbers 01228 520477 or 0845 094 0005 please email us at Thank you for your patience. […]

UCATT Tax Relief

Union of Construction Allied trades and Technicians Members of UCATT could be owed a tax rebate worth  hundreds sometimes thousands of pounds. A claim can be back dated for the last four years and can help you save tax in the future as well. What you can claim back a tax rebate for depends on […]

RMT Members Tax Rebates

National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers   Do you shell out your hard earned cash for any work related expenses? There’s lots of us that do and there a whole range of tax rebates you can claim for these expenses.   The average tax rebate we claim is over £900.00! So, would you rather your […]

We’ve Moved! has moved address just down the road to: Number 12 Randall Street Carlisle, CA2 5DW It’s bigger and brighter with a new meeting room for any client’s that need to visit us in person. We’ve kept the move as smooth as possible to make sure that it’s business as usual. Our phone number’s Nothing […]

Pension Tax Bill

Pension Freedom Launches Tax Pandemonium   Are you over 55 and poised to withdraw some of your newly available pension money?   Plans in place? Getting the mortgage paid off? Taking that big holiday?   STOP!!!   Before you go any further, just be aware of the tax implications…it’s not as simple as the original […]

JIB and ECS Tax Relief

Do have you an ECS card from the Joint Industry Board?   You could be owed a large tax rebate for the expenses you have because of your job.   The average tax rebate we get back for JIB members is well over £900 and can sometimes be worth several thousand pounds. Electricians under both PAYE and […]

PCSO Tax Relief

A tax guide for Police Community Support Officers Are you one of the 13,000 dedicated Police Community Support Workers employed in England and Wales? Are you aware that PCSO’s have legitimate entitlement to various tax rebates on work related expenses?   Some background We are not trying to put tax relief on the same footing as […]

Midwives Tax Rebates

Are you one of the thousands of midwives who do an amazing job of caring for childbearing women, new-borns and their families? Do you know that you are entitled to several tax reliefs for work expenses? It is difficult to imagine what could truly make you feel appreciated for the amount of your authentic self […]

HMRC Tax Crime Map

HMRC have brought out an online map showing where the tax cheats in the UK are living. The map also shows the crime they’ve committed and the sentence served letting everyone know the impact of HMRC’s enforcement work. You can see the convictions resulting in jail sentences since April 2013 and the locations of HMRC taskforces […]

Tax Office Helpline Standstill

The new pension regulations bring with them tax implications. This has meant an influx of calls to HMRC from savers wanting to find out more about what will happen if they cash in their pension. It’s reported up to one million people phoned HMRC yesterday which resulted in their phone lines being blocked. Many were cut […]

Working from home Tax Relief changes

Do you work from home? HMRC have changed the flat allowance you’re allowed to claim without receipts, so If you have just started using your home for work or you claim every year here’s what you need to know.   New working from home HMRC rates The agreed rates for working from home have changed […]

Communication Workers Union Tax Relief

Communication Workers Union Are you one of the 199,443 members of the Communication Workers Union?   I thought we couldn’t claim anything for Union fees? You’re right, there is no agreement between HMRC and CWU securing you tax relief on your Union fees. That doesn’t mean there won’t be one in the future and we […]

IFL and ETF Teacher Tax Relief

Do you claim back the tax on your Education and Training Foundation (previously Institute for Learning) subscription fee?   Did you know that you could?   What you can claim As members of The Education and Training Foundation you could be entitled to a number of teacher tax reliefs on workplace expenses. Whether you are […]

HMRC Digital Accounts

The Treasury plugs into digital world with tax system upgrade.   As part of the 2015 Budget, George Osborne revealed plans to abolish the current annual tax payment system. This is to be replaced with digital tax accounts for small businesses and individuals. The Treasury have deemed the present arrangements “complex, costly and time-consuming” with […]

NIPSA Membership Tax Relief

Are you a member of the Northern Ireland Public Service Alliance?   Do you know what tax rebates you’re entitled to claim on your work expenses?   You should find out more to make sure you aren’t missing out.   The Down Side Let’s get this bit over and done with first – you cannot […]

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