Tax voice - February 2016

Welcome to this month's edition of tax voice, a monthly round-up of the most important tax news.

Join the RSM team to hear our initial reaction to the 2016 Budget and how this could impact your business. With the new debate concerning multinationals paying a fair amount of tax becoming an even greater matter of public interest, our RSM Q&A event will provide you with the opportunity to ask our experts questions. 



Tread carefully with entrepreneurs' relief planning

17 February 2016

The gulf between the 10 per cent rate of capital gains tax and the 45 per cent rate of income tax has attracted the attention of the tax man.

Are growth shares the solution?

17 February 2016

Do you want to motivate or reward staff with ‘sweat equity’ or some ‘skin in the game’, but don’t qualify? Or limits on potential rewards are too low for a statutory share plan?

HMRC extends investigation time limits

17 February 2016

HMRC is seeking to deal with a lack of resource by a backdoor extension of the legal timeframe for starting tax enquiries.

Owner-managers and dividends

17 February 2016

Should you take a dividend before 6 April 2016? Tax rate changes are not the only consideration.

Buy-to-let investors: options if caught by the new tax changes

17 February 2016

6 April 2016 heralds the start of a series of changes for buy to let property owners, as previously reported, but what are the options going forward?

Large business - spotlight on tax strategy

17 February 2016

Large businesses will soon be required to publish their UK tax strategy. What does this mean?