Tax voice - May 2019

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

Employment allowance – are you claiming?

18 May 2019

The employment allowance was introduced in April 2014 to support employers to grow and hire new staff. From next year the Government has decided to further target it at smaller businesses.

Import VAT for non-owners and more on Brexit and customs duty

18 May 2019

While details of the UK’s long-term relationship with the European Union (EU) remain unclear, the VAT and customs issues associated with international trade continue to throw up challenges.

Royal baby news!

18 May 2019

RSM is not immune to the general public excitement about a new royal baby, but aside from speculating about gender, names and birthing methods, our minds have turned towards thinking about the tax status of the new seventh in line to the throne.