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Top-earner pensions tax: trick or treat?
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In today’s highly regulated business climate, it is vital to understand the responsibilities involved in taking on the role of company director.
‘Almost uniquely unpopular’ and ‘complicated’ were just two of the comments about Inheritance Tax (IHT) made by the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) recently.
VAT: building and construction
Getting minimum wage obligations right can be challenging for employers, as indicated by the findings of a recent report by the Low Pay Commission.
Autumn Budget 2018 announced the introduction of a new capital allowance: the Structures and Buildings Allowance (SBA).
EMI: an eventful year
Mandatory new regime for VAT
Entrepreneurs' Relief is a significant tax relief available on the disposal of a business.
Cyber security is an increasing problem for business, and according to the Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2018, it exists on an extensive scale.
VAT can seem daunting to the smaller business, not least because of a strict penalty regime.
Paying family members: get it right
The question of whether to run a business as a limited company is a major decission.
Dividend payment is a primary vehicle to extract cash from owner-managed businesses, but it’s an area coming increasingly under HMRC’s spotlight.
Making Tax Digital represents a major change in the way taxpayers will interact with HMRC.
Essential Employer update 2018
The period leading up to the end of the tax year on 5 April is a prime time to take stock of your finances and tax position.
The Chancellor Philip Hammond presented his first Autumn Budget on Wednesday 22 November 2017.
Changes to pensions auto-enrolment.
The legal and administrative responsibilities involved in running a company are considerable, whether carried out by a company secretary, or another designated officer of the company.
Is your business prepared for the forthcoming changes in the data protection regime?
The government’s much-publicised plans for Making Tax Digital for Business (MTDfB) have taken a radical new direction, giving businesses longer to get ready for change.
When Corporation Tax was invented in 1965, the quantification of taxable profits bore a close resemblance to the taxation of the unincorporated business for many years.
Many people running their own business cherish the thought of some members of their family continuing to run their business when it comes time to retire.
Planning for the reduction in the Dividend Allowance
In this briefing we cover some points to consider to reduce the amount of IHT payable on death
Tax efficient profit extraction for the family company
tax considerations for business motoring
Essential Employer update 2017
The period leading up to the end of the tax year on 5 April is one of the best times to review your taxes and finances.
VAT Flat Rate Scheme changes
Click here to read about the new tax-free childcare scheme, rental income splits and changes to the government's business department.
Travel and subsistence costs are a major overhead of many businesses and an area where HMRC have increased their interest over recent years. There have been several Tribunal cases and some changes in law, although the government have recently decided not to rewrite the rules for employees. In light of all of these factors, it seems an appropriate time to review the rules on travel costs.
Starting in April 2018, the government intends to implement major plans to modernise the tax administration system by introducing digital services for tax. This Briefing looks at the key changes proposed in HMRC consultations issued in August 2016.
Click here to read about Sorting out interest receipts and more.
Buy to let landlords of UK residential properties have been bombarded with tax changes in the last year. As a consequence many will need to rethink their broad and detailed tax strategies on their investments.
This briefing details the tax issues that surround loans to director-shareholders and loans from director-shareholders to their companies.
Click here to read about Small company taxation and more.
From 6 April 2016, new dividend and savings allowances are introduced together with revised rates of taxation on
This Briefing considers recent developments affecting the operation and reporting of expenses and benefits
Click here to read about New tax dangers when buying residential property and more.
We consider recent changes and developments in payroll practice and employment law.
This Briefing considers two recent developments which potentially affect the inheritance tax (IHT) planning of many individuals.
Would you like the opportunity to reduce hte taxman's take from your own and your family's income?
Click here to read about a new register for all companies, why it doesn't pay to ignore the Enterprise Investment Scheme and more.
Self assessment tax returns still need to be submitted on time.
Click here to read about the new UK GAAP for small companies
Click here to read about making claims easier for smaller and medium companies
Click here to read about the merits of early conciliation, self assessment tax returns, spreading income around the family and more.
Click here to read the basic conditions, liquidations, associated disposals and more.
Click here to read about the annual allowance, the lifetime allowance and more.
Click here to read about thanges ahead and ow many people are affected, changes in circumstances, how the administration will operate and more.
Click here to read a bit of history, a refresher, Employment v self-employment, a recent case and more.
Click here to read about Are you getting credit?, GADZOOKS!, Penalty for pensioner, Show me the money! and more.
Click here to read about Patent Box legislation, Capital gains tax exemptions on the sale of your home and Entrepreneurs’ Relief.
Click here to read about flexible working, investment schemes, company finance and company cars.
Click here to read about the tax implications of shareholders borrowing from or lending to an owner managed company.
Click here to read about the future changes affecting the tax position of business motoring.
Click here to read about The starting point, Qualifying expenditure, Qualifying activities, Integral features and more.
Click here to read about the new rules which have been introduced for 2013/14 onwards and which alllow small unincorporated businesses to calculate their profits for tax on a cash basis.
Click here to read about Tax treatment of dividends, Company law requirements, Consequences of unlawful dividends, How to avoid illegal dividends and more.
Click here to read more about the biggest shake up to payroll procedures since PAYE was introduced in the 1940s, will become a reality for the majority of employers from April 2013.
Click here to read about the changes over the past year especially in regards to PAYE and RTI.
Click here to read about NESTing, the costs involved, Employing Pensioners, The future of PAYE - Real Time Information (RTI), Employment law round up and more.
Click here to read a brief history of PAYE, an overview of RTI, RTI penalties and much more.
Click here to read about the proposals ahead for those with money purchase schemes.
Click here to consider your personal tax position and let us help you to mitigate your tax liabilities in the current tax year and beyond.
Click here to read about planning for non UK residence.
Click here to read how the Government has placed greater responsibility on employers to provide access to pension provision to encourage more people to save in pension schemes.
Click here to read how the concept of residence in the United Kingdom is fundamental to the determination of UK tax liability for any individual.
Click here to read about the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS), which has been in place for a number of years and provides tax relief for individuals prepared to invest in new and growing companies and more.
Click here to read about Swiss bank accounts targeted, The location lottery, ER success and more.
Click here to read about family pension plans, simpler tax for smaller businesses, Boxing with National Insurance and much more.
Click here to read about employment intermediaries, state pensions, sports clubs and capital gains tax.
Click here to read about RTI penalties, holiday pay and NIC's.
Click here to read about the extent of the new GAAP changes.
Click here to read about NIC savings, the CIS scheme and letting restrictions.
Click here to read about tax planning for the year ahead.
Click here to read about making the most of your allowances, accessible finances, State Benefits for having kids, restricting reliefs and more.
Click here to read about the new scheme for tax free childcare, state pension reform and the lessons learned from loans.
Click here to discover what is the best business medium for tax purposes.
Click here to read about audit exemption thresholds, holiday pay and prompt payment discounts.
Click here to get ready for pension auto enrolment
Click here to read about tax and amateur sports clubs.
Click here to read about getting the most out of investment schemes.
Click here to read about Tax saving tips for the family, Pension contributions, Employer provided cars and fuel, Capital gains tax and more.
Click here to read how you would like to exit your business. The principal options will be to either sell your business to a third party or to sell, gift or leave it to your family.
Click here to read about Revenue or Capital, SLA, Profit extraction - capital, Profit extraction - what is best for 2012/13 and more.
Click here to read all you need to know about taxation and letting property.
Click here to read about Payment Protection Insurance (PPI), pensions for employees, VAT Flat Rate Scheme, Use of home as office - expenses for the self-employed, HMRC latest initiatives and more.
Click here to read about RTI developments, family business tax efficiency as well as charity shops and Gift Aid.
Click here to read about RTI penalties, mis-selling tax and DRD's.
The period leading up to the end of the tax year on 5 April is one of the best times to review your taxes and finances and indeed taking action prior to the end of the tax year in some cases will give even greater saving opportunities, so do not delay!
Click here to read a summary of the more important tax tips to help you identify areas that should be coinsidered.