Spending exceeded tax revenues by £5,440 per head in Northern Ireland

Spending exceeded tax revenues by £5,440 per head in Northern Ireland

Spending exceeded tax revenues by £5,440 per head in Northern Ireland, subsidised by SE England taxpayers   Regional tax and spending breakdown published   Data from the ONS illustrate how Britain’s less well-off regions are subsidised by the London economy, which generates a £26.5bn surplus. People in London, the South-East and the East of England […]

How quickly they forget !!


The Chancellor has announced that the Government will raise the national insurance (NI) rate for the self-employed. But wasn’t this the same party which, in its election manifesto of just two years ago, said it would not increase NI? Behold the evidence…  

Cost of HMRC’s Digital Tax plans !!

Cost of HMRC's Digital Tax plans !!

Committee questions costs of HRMC’s digital plans  The Treasury select committee has called for more clarity on the costs of implementing HMRC’s plans for a digital tax system for businesses. Committee chairman Andrew Tyrie has written to Jane Ellison, financial secretary to the Treasury, to request further detail on the Revenue’s claim that the Making […]

North Down Business Awards

Best Family Business sponsored by Hamilton Morris Waugh Open to North Down based family businesses who have at least two generations working in the business. Entrants must explain their business, the family roles and their plans for succession to ensure the continuation of the business. WEBSITE: www.northdownbusinessawards.com SPONSOR: Hamilton Morris Waugh are delighted to be […]

Happy Tax Freedom Day!

Happy Tax Freedom Day!

Summer is here and at long last we have reached Tax Freedom Day ! The Taxpayers Alliance and Adam Smith Institute has calculated how much of the year the average taxpayer needs to work in order to contribute their share of the total tax burden before we can start earning for ourselves. This year, it […]