29 October 2019
Stress in the UK financial markets diminished further at close of markets prior to the weekend, reflecting the likelihood that the EU would agree to delay Brexit. Indeed, yesterday the EU rubber-stamped a 31 January 2020 deadline thereby making the October 31 do-or-die date null and void.
22 October 2019
We look ahead to what the post-transition arrangements will look like, if and when Great Britain leaves the VAT Union and the UK (including Northern Ireland) leaves the EU Customs Union.
19 October 2019
Explore the immediate tax issues relating to VAT, customs duty and trade that an organisation can recognise in the event of a no-deal Brexit, and our advice on how to prepare for this outcome.
18 October 2019
Boris Johnson and the EU reached a new Brexit deal in last minute talks yesterday (Thursday), giving reassurance to the foreign exchange market and a last-minute boost to the equity market.
14 October 2019
The RSM Brexit Stress Index saw a marked destressing this week after talks between UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the Republic of Ireland’s PM Leo Varadkar indicated a ‘pathway towards an agreement’.
10 October 2019
Current EU rules ensure employers and their cross-border workers only pay social security contributions (such as National Insurance contributions, or ‘NIC’) in one country at a time. However, in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the coordination between the UK and the EU is set to end.
09 October 2019
The latest report from the Office of Tax Simplification reveals that, while there has been some progress on VAT reform, the bigger question around the VAT threshold remains unresolved.
23 September 2019
The RSM Brexit Stress Index rose slightly last week despite conciliatory tones regarding proposals for a Northern Ireland economic zone and seemingly more open dialogue towards renegotiation from Brussels.
18 September 2019
To say it’s been a chaotic few months (or years) at Westminster might be seen as an understatement. Nonetheless we are now just over 40 days away from leaving the European Union with a deal, leaving without a deal or agreeing to yet another extension.