Liverpool is an ambitious, thriving tech sector that is wanting to grow and a range of professionals, regional technology businesses, policy makers and academic organisations met with Jonathan Levav, to discuss how to learn lessons from Silicon Valley; inspire innovation; and build an effective ecosystem that harnesses great ideas, people; and ultimately businesses.
Speaking on BBC Radio 4’s Money Box programme, the Chancellor of the Exchequer said he wanted to ensure the proposed changes to off-payroll working rules, due to take effect in the private sector in April 2020, were ‘right to take forward’; but will a review change anything?
An appeal against HMRC’s application of an extra-statutory concession has been struck out by the First Tier Tribunal (FTT) which ruled that it does not have jurisdiction to settle the matter. The case was supposed to determine whether the taxpayer had a ‘good reason’ for a delay in moving into a property and private residence relief could be applied throughout.
Taxpayers are tripping up on complex pension rules and inadvertently missing key information off their self-assessment tax returns; but are you compliant?
A tax tribunal was recently asked to consider the vagaries of the dating game, when it heard an appeal concerning a VAT dispute between HMRC and a high-end matchmaking service.
Understanding the complex UK tax system is hard as it is, but when you layer on the interaction with the devolved administrations, the task gets even harder for Scottish voters.
NHS England has announced that clinicians affected by an NHS pensions Annual Allowance tax charge for the 2019/20 tax year would have any tax payable reimbursed to them on retirement. They may have been hoping for a positive reception to the plans but doctors remain wary.
With the recent publication of the Labour Party’s manifesto tax plans, many individuals will be looking to rearrange their finances to minimise the impact of a possible change in government. But what, if any, options are available to do so?
History suggests that the Conservative party manifesto ‘triple lock’ headline commitment on tax rates may, if the party forms the next government, subsequently force the Chancellor to impose stealth taxes. Closer analysis of the manifesto suggests something rather different might be planned.
According to recent press reports, UK Athletics received an unexpected bill of £500,000 from HMRC to recover VAT due on sports kit supplied to it free by one of its sponsors. The case highlights the complex judgment calls not-for-profit organisations must often make in order to get their VAT accounting right.