Tax voice - March 2016

Welcome to this month's edition of tax voice, a monthly round-up of the most important tax news featuring our predictions video for next week's Budget.

Get your dividend paperwork right

10 March 2016

Many companies will be declaring additional dividends before 6 April 2016. Where possible, recipients should make sure that the income is actually taxable in the right tax year.

Google's tax not Google tax

10 March 2016

Google paid tax at normal rates and not 3 per cent. What will it take to convince the public that the taxation of multinationals is being addressed?

The EU responds to BEPS

10 March 2016

The EU Commission estimates that around 20 per cent of corporate tax revenue in the EU is currently lost to tax avoidance.

Employment tax update - SRIT launch and trivial benefit limits

10 March 2016

There are some key changes ahead for employers and early action is required before the end of the current tax year to ensure you aren’t caught out.

Holding companies and recovery of VAT - the never ending battle?

10 March 2016

A recent VAT decision by the Upper Tribunal may have some wide-ranging implications for holding companies involved in M&A activity, company acquisitions and management buy-outs.

Don't overlook the tax year-end deadline

10 March 2016

The tax year-end deadline could offer some opportunities to maximise tax reliefs and allowances. A short review of circumstances could lead to some useful benefits.