05 December 2018
News that film-streaming giant Netflix is being investigated by HMRC might be seen as another example of US tech giants being caught out after bending the rules. After all, the critics say, with reported UK revenues of only £23.9 million and profit before tax of £1.1 million, there must be something wrong. To quote the Gershwin song 'It Ain’t Necessarily So'. We delve behind the headlines.
03 December 2018
The new digital services tax (DST) will add compliance duties on the taxpayer, and there is a substantial risk that it will introduce more complexity to the UK tax regime. Discover how businesses may face uncertainty as they struggle to define if their activities fall within the scope of DST.
Senior HR Consultant
Ashleigh is an experienced HR generalist with proven capability across multiple HR disciplines, including, employee relations, HR Compliance and supporting and facilitating change strategies. She has supported a variety of companies ranging from smaller ‘owner managed’ business through to large US corporates, managing and facilitating redundancy programmes, the closure of offices, and company restructures.
22 November 2018
David Blacher, partner and national head of TMT at RSM predicts that whilst the short to medium term measures of the Digital Services Tax are targeted at global on-line businesses, the same tax system will, eventually, catch up with most tech companies.
Bart helps lead the RSM valuation team. His expertise is the valuation of private businesses, debt capital and equity capital; intangible assets such as IP, brands, and contracts; and certain derivatives. His advice is used for a variety of transactional, dispute, and financial reporting purposes.
08 November 2018
Following the Chancellors recent budget update our experts in the rural sector give an overview of what farmers and agricultural businesses can expect following the announcement.
01 November 2018
The Budget contained much of interest for companies operating in the TMT sector. This article is a summary of the main points though, as ever, there are many points of detail that will need to be worked through as more materials become available in the forthcoming days and weeks.
30 October 2018
Find out how lenders and directors could be at risk from insolvency changes in this year’s Budget Announcement. For information or advice click here.
29 October 2018
The Government targets large multinational digital businesses, introducing from 2020 a tax on UK related revenues. The Government will continue to cooperate with efforts internationally to devise a fairer way of taxing the digital businesses, but this proposal puts a marker down internationally while sending a political signal domestically.
15 October 2018
It’s nearly a year since the last Budget when the Government published a position paper setting out its proposed approach for addressing the challenges posed by the digital economy on the tax system. But where has this got to and why does it matter?