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Energy crisis: what are the tax lessons?

21 September 2021

In one form or another, taxes and levies make up around 20 per cent of a typical household’s gas and electricity bill. The way these charges work is at odds with government policy on climate change.

Silo thinking on taxes threatens UK plans to reach net zero by 2050

18 May 2021

Tax is an important instrument for pursuing the government’s goal of net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. In its recent report, a government watchdog takes both HM Treasury and HMRC to task for silo thinking, a lack of leadership and coordination, insufficient urgency and lack of a clear vision as to the role the tax system should play. We delve into the details.

Keith Thomas


Keith is an experienced partners, based in our London office. He was at a big four firm for 39 years, and a hands-on corporate tax partner for 27 years, focused on their FTSE 100/250 and other large corporate clients.

The clean energy package will be a balance between private and public sector finance and construction costs should benefit the UK economy
Sheena McGuinness

09 October 2020

Sheena McGuinness, partner at RSM, comments on the latest announcements from the government on clean energy and carbon tax.

Lindsey Cooper


Lindsey is a partner at RSM.

Untangling tax to tackle climate change

06 August 2020

If you want to know more about how climate change might impact your businesses, or what more needs to change within our tax system to reach ambitious targets, then this is the episode for you.

Opportunity to enshrine carbon targets in any airline bailout package

08 April 2020

If the Government decides to help airlines after coronavirus, there is a golden opportunity to impose tough new conditions to help meet the UK’s net-zero carbon commitment.

Budget 2020: Renewables and clean technology overview
Sheena McGuinness

11 March 2020

In the Budget 2020, the Chancellor announced a number of measures to invest in green technologies and renewable energy.

RSM’s Sheena McGuinness celebrates win at Women Powering Smart Energy awards
Sheena McGuinness

02 March 2020

Sheena McGuinness, head of renewables and cleantech at audit, tax and consulting firm RSM has won the Smart Energy Finance 2020 award at this year’s inaugural Women Powering Smart Energy awards event.

A bluffer’s guide to the Climate Change Levy

25 February 2020

As green taxes are likely to play a greater role in the UK’s taxation system in the future, we try to shed some light on the much-misunderstood Climate Change Levy.


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