21 October 2019
A greater focus on sustainability and efficiency is driving innovation in the construction sector with a staggering 49 per cent year-on-year rise in the number of research and development (R&D) claims submitted by construction firms. The new statistics from HMRC show the level of support has risen by 36 per cent.
Irfan has over 15 years' experience in taxation of pan-European real estate funds, infrastructure funds and debt funds and structuring and restructuring of inbound, outbound and pan-European investments in real estate and distressed debt portfolios. He also holds a qualification in Islamic finance and have been part of the HMT/HMRC Islamic finance working group to advise on the changes to the UK taxation rules.
Jack works with independent businesses in the East of England, providing commercial and strategic advice and coordinating RSM’s wide ranging service offerings. Jack is based in RSM’s Bury St Edmunds and Cambridge offices and joined the firm as a school leaver in 2007.
19 October 2019
The construction sector is breathing a sigh of relief as HMRC announces a 12-month delay to the introduction of the domestic reverse charge for construction services. Businesses should make the most of the additional 12 months to prepare early for the changes.
James has extensive experience in solvent restructuring, distressed turnaround and formal insolvency, working with directors and stakeholders to deliver effective solutions for businesses in distress, maximising recoveries and protecting the position of his clients.
24 September 2019
Leeds is fast becoming a digital hub for the north, with the influx of Tech giants such as Channel 4 alongside the increase of Tech start-ups within the city suggests Leeds is the one to watch.
03 September 2019
Unless HMRC responds to calls from the construction industry and RSM, on 1 October the industry faces a perfect storm of VAT issues. The domestic reverse charge for the Construction Industry Scheme will be introduced along with the kick-off of Making Tax Digital for some organisations. The most recent announcement looks set to increase the cost of energy-saving measures.
29 August 2019
HMRC has been publicising, with varying degrees of success, its launch of a new VAT anti evasion measure targeted at the Construction sector. The measure known as the VAT Domestic Reverse Charge is targeted at specific supplies within the construction sector. It will be introduced on 1 October 2019.
28 August 2019
Faced with the demise of the traditional High Street and the rise of big tech companies such as Google, Amazon, Apple, and Facebook, the UK government has been planning a digital services tax to level the playing field. Will France’s commitment to, if necessary, refund part of its digital services tax scupper the UK’s efforts?