15 April 2020
There has been lack of clarity on tax and VAT payments on current government measures that can support charities. However, first principles apply, and the retention scheme grants can only be used to pay tax deductible wages. But beware: there may be an unexpected VAT effect.
09 April 2020
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a £750m package to keep struggling charities afloat during the coronavirus pandemic.
09 April 2020
If an employer provides an employee, director, or a member of an employee’s or director’s family or household with living accommodation, a benefit in kind can arise both in respect of the living accommodation itself and the associated benefits (such as utilities, furniture, and other services met by the employer).
02 April 2020
The venture capital and private equity industry have invested heavily in the technology sector, from seed investments in new ideas to buyouts and take-privates of established businesses.
01 April 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has made it more important than ever to make the most of every opportunity to maximise cash returns. One way that businesses in the creative sector can generate inward cash is to claim creative sector tax relief.
26 March 2020
Nick Sladden, head of charities at RSM, comments on the Charity Commission’s recently updated guidance on dealing with the coronavirus.
25 March 2020
We have looked to summarise the practical steps that charities should be looking to take to mitigate the issues caused by coronavirus and the measures currently outlined by the Government to support organisations at this time.
02 March 2020
It is over ten years since RSM began tracking how charities meet the funding challenges they face. In this publication, we analyse the charity funding scene, understanding charity finances, taking action and future challenges. Download your copy now.
26 February 2020
Following a tribunal ruling, an independent review and a celebrity led campaign, the Government is under pressure on three sides to end the application of VAT at 20 per cent to digital publications.
25 February 2020
Following the News Corp and Ireland Ltd Upper Tribunal decision released late last year, in which it was held that the digital editions of The Times and other News Corp newspapers should be zero-rated for VAT, HMRC has published a new briefing explaining how businesses can now submit claims for overpaid VAT. But there is a snag - any claims made are unlikely to be paid until when, and if, the litigation is finally concluded in News Corp’s favour.