Tips, do we need to declare them?

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  1. Kennygggkent

    Kennygggkent Transparent Window Cleaning
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    Do we legally need to declare them I don't really see why the government should get there hands on them really, but hey
     
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  2. Damo

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    Yes you do.
     
  3. daveyboy

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    It is an amount of money received so yes you do
    If you do declare them though you must have a screw loose
     
  4. David K

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    Over here in Denmark tips is taxfree ! No BS ! :D:D:D But then again , in Our business its not that common .
     
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    UK law states all income related to your business must be declared, so yes you should declare your tips.

    You sell a used WFP brush head on eBay the income from that should be declared as it's income generated through the business.

    Make no mistake, the crown will take their pound of flesh from you no matter what you do.
     
  6. Trev81

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    By law yes, however if your actually recording tips as a payment/over payment then your kinda just playing into there hands.

    The only time I see tips are a issue are ones that are payed into your accounts rather than handed to you in cash.
     
  7. adamangler

    adamangler Wakefield Window Warrior
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    Legally yes.

    :lipssealed:
     
  8. Taxlossloz

    Taxlossloz Grand Master
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    As I have never had a single tip in 20 years I don't worry about it - especially as I never had one in Dec / Jan
    Or when we got married or had babies born ... So that's sorted
     
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  9. CHWS

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    What about when company give out bonuses etc ?? I thought government done this to their workers and iv never heard of them being taxed
     
  10. Chris33

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    I'm sure I was taxed in social care,when we got Xmas bonus'. They started giving us vouchers instead near my last few years there, probably not so taxable or perhaps they just purchased them in bulk and didnt put them through as taxable either way.
     
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