Tax Voice - September 2015

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

HMRC plan to shake up termination payments

09 September 2015

Will tax-free termination payments become a thing of the past? Proposed changes could make it considerably more expensive to exit staff.

New dividend tax regime for investors

09 September 2015

The way dividends are taxed will change from 6 April 2016 and now HMRC has clarified the detail on the changes, who are the winners and losers?

Changes to tax rules for landlords

09 September 2015

Many private landlords will be hit with higher tax following the changes announced in the Summer Budget. What should those affected do to soften the blow?

HMRC targets offshore tax evaders

09 September 2015

HMRC is pressing ahead with measures to tackle offshore tax evasion, including a new strict liability offence of hiding taxable income and gains offshore.

Using tax losses - a new opportunity?

09 September 2015

How can companies make better use of carried forward trade losses? A recent Tribunal decision could be a game-changer.

The future of intangible fixed assets

09 September 2015

Purchasers of trade and assets should identify non-customer related intangible assets or face higher corporation tax liabilities in future.