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New pay scales for NHS consultants in 2024 – are they all good news?

Tuesday, 16 July 2024

George Crowe, Senior Manager and specialist medical accountant, looks at the new pay scales for NHS consultants. He highlights how an increase in pay could come with some unwanted tax burdens and how to make the most of personal allowances. 

Do I need to complete a Self Assessment tax return?

Monday, 8 July 2024

Knowing when you need to complete a tax return is your responsibility. Read our blog to find out who needs to file a return, how to register for Self Assessment and what to do if you no longer need to file a tax return.

New NHS Premises Costs Directions

Tuesday, 18 June 2024

Our medical accounting team discuss the key changes in the new 2024 Premises Costs Directions.

Understanding payments on account for Self Assessment

Wednesday, 12 June 2024

We discuss what payments on account are, how they’re calculated and what you need to bear in mind when estimating your tax liability.

Seniority reconciliation exercise: what GP practices need to know

Friday, 10 May 2024

Medical specialist, Jo Benton, explains GP seniority payments and the actions practices need to take to make sure calculations have been made correctly.

Medical practices: Annual accounts preparation

Wednesday, 3 April 2024

Louise highlights a number of things that medical practices can do to make sure that the annual accounts preparation runs smoothly and to reduce the number of queries the accountant may ask.

How will changes to Gift Aid affect my tax relief?

Monday, 18 March 2024

Gift Aid enables higher rate (40%) and additional rate (45%) taxpayers to claim back extra tax from HMRC. We discuss the impact of recent changes to Gift Aid to individuals making charitable donations or leaving a donation to charity in their will.

GP contract changes for 2024/25

Wednesday, 6 March 2024

NHS England wrote to all GP practices in England on 28 February, setting out the “final arrangements” for the upcoming financial year. Andrew Burwood, specialist medical partner at Larking Gowen, reviews the proposals and gives his thoughts on the offer.

Medical professionals – claiming tax relief?

Tuesday, 5 March 2024

Our Medical accounting team explains which types of expenses qualify for tax relief and how to claim a deduction against your employment income.

Submitting your GP practice’s Estimate of NHS Pensionable Profits form

Wednesday, 14 February 2024

Our Medical accounting team reminds GP practices of what they need to do to complete their annual Estimate of NHS Pensionable Profits form and how to make sure the information submitted is accurate.


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