06 August 2020
Following recent representation by the Charity Tax Group (CTG) on behalf of the charitable sector, HMRC have consulted with various parties and announced an update to their policy in the area of online charity advertising.
04 August 2020
HMRC has now relaxed its strict policy that looked set to exclude many online charity advertising campaigns from VAT relief. Charities should check the VAT position of their advertising contracts in case they are entitled to a refund.
04 August 2020
For those who thought playing computer games was ‘a misspent youth’, the industry is now worth over £3.86bn. Video games producers have a number of ways to maximise tax relief but it’s complicated and lengthy. Ahead of Brexit there is opportunity to enhance, simplify and strengthen our top position.
Ainsley is a Director in our Employer Solutions group which specialises in employment tax and expatriate tax.
21 July 2020
With a growing sense that capital taxes are set for reform, this presents grave concerns for the rural sector which relies on many capital tax reliefs for inter-generational planning. It also comes off the back of changes to subsidy support, trade tariffs and labour restrictions which already pose their own challenges. It is crucial therefore that the Office of Tax Simplification consults with the rural community and that the rural community voices its concerns.
Simon specialises in private client tax, working with HNWIs, entrepreneurs and those with complex tax affairs, with a particular focus on rural and professional services businesses.
20 July 2020
The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) has estimated that the coronavirus pandemic will increase government borrowing by almost £300bn in 2020-21. For context, provisional figures for 2019-20 show HMRC’s total tax take was £634.7bn across all taxes.
Adam is an accomplished risk management professional with over 13 years experience in the Enterprise Risk Management, Governance, Compliance and Assurance fields, across both the public and private sectors.
Bill is an audit partner specialising in listed and AIM groups, private equity backed entities and growing/transacting businesses of scale. He joined RSM in July 2020, having spent the previous nine years at a Big 4 firm, with four as a partner.
29 June 2020
The UK private equity mid-market rallies post crisis to support SMEs.
As with many sectors, coronavirus is having significant and at times, surprising repercussions in financial markets.