Authoritas tax update - December 2016

Collaboration projects – avoiding the many tax pitfalls

28 November 2016

The high profile collapse of the £750M Uniting Care Partnership this year due to shortfalls in tax and financial modelling has raised concerns about the processes and controls when entering in collaborative projects. Does your organisation have the necessary checklists?

Private use of leased cars – are VAT changes afoot?

28 November 2016

We understand HMRC are now looking to withdraw the Treatment of Transactions Order. Have you checked your relevant policies to ascertain if any vehicles might fall into the category of arm's length?

Engagement of off-payroll personal service companies (PSC) – BBC challenged by HMRC

28 November 2016

Over 100 BBC presenters are under HMRC investigation for using their own PSCs to minimise their income tax and/or national insurance bills. We strongly urge you to review your PSC engagements as soon as possible.

Apprenticeship levy - are you ready for the new levy?

28 November 2016

The government is committed to 3 million new apprenticeship roles in England by 2020, but it's currently off the pace. Does your organisation need assistance preparing for the levy?

Salary sacrifice update – HMRC consultation update

28 November 2016

In our previous newsletter, we provided details of HMRC's consultation on salary sacrifice. HRMC is now analysing the feedback to announce any changes in the 2016 Autumn Statement. Are you confident your salary sacrifice schemes arrangements are correctly structured?