The number of tax paying trusts is declining, but has Britain just fallen out of love with trusts or is something else driving behaviour?
As Gift Aid approaches its 30-year anniversary, HMRC is asking charities to raise awareness among fundraisers about what is covered under the scheme amid concerns that £1m may be being wrongly paid out every month.
With fewer than 50 days to go until Brexit, senior HMRC policy advisers have shared their intentions around the impact on R&D tax credits.
This week, HMRC launched a consultation on introducing an SDLT surcharge for non-residents, the goal being to control house price inflation, but will it have the desired effect?
Information recently released following an FOI request has revealed that HMRC has written over 1,700 letters to people living overseas who are potentially subject to the loan charge, with Australia and New Zealand topping the list. The case underlines that whatever happens with Brexit, the increasing globalisation of the labour market is presenting a growing problem for tax authorities around the world.
How poor a condition must a building be in before it ceases to be suitable for use as a dwelling? A scratch on a fine Corian worktop, though annoying, wouldn’t be enough - even to the most house-proud owner. Whereas, a house without a roof would certainly be unsuitable. So, where does the boundary lie?
The global tax advisory market is continuing to grow apace, and the UK is expected to be the fastest growing market in Europe in 2019. Many might point the finger at Brexit as the cause of additional advice, but what about existing complexity?
The agreement reached between Hermes and the GMB trade union may be good news for workers’ rights, but how will HMRC view the so called ‘self-employed plus’ arrangement?
Mike Thornton, head of manufacturing at RSM, discusses a potential compliance nightmare for middle market manufacturers if faced with a ‘no deal’ scenario.
The proportion of organisations working to increase awareness of mental health issues across the workforce is up from 31 per cent in 2016 to 51 per cent in 2018, as is the proportion of organisations with mental health/wellbeing champions (up to 18 per cent in 2018 from 6 per cent in 2016) . This increase in focus is certainly something we, in the HR world, have noticed in our day to day interactions with clients.