21 August 2019
It’s good to hear that the Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid is committed to low taxes and a simpler tax system. To get the ball rolling, RSM’s experienced tax advisers suggest changes which they know their clients would like the Chancellor to make.
14 August 2019
With the Prime Minister under attack for alleged blatant electioneering, we take a look at the total cost of the new policy measures which he has announced. These could be paid for through borrowing or tax increases. What might the tax increases look like?
20 July 2019
The Conservative Party leadership contest has now whittled down the contenders to the last two. But what are their tax proposals for the near future?
10 July 2019
The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Taxation provides a forum for MPs and those outside Parliament to discuss hot tax topics. We summarise the issues discussed at the group’s meeting.
01 July 2019
As the Tory leadership election enters its final phase, we now know that our next Prime Minister will either be Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt. Each have indicated their position on future tax policies; but what do they mean for UK taxpayers and will we see further divergence of UK and Scottish taxes as a consequence?
Susan has over 30 years' experience working extensively in the employment tax, investigations and reward field. She has a breadth of experience in dealing with all aspects of PAYE and Social Security in the UK and overseas as well as the Construction Industry Scheme, employee benefits and expenses, compliance and employment status issues together with reward planning including salary sacrifice from both an advisory and compliance point of view.
04 June 2019
With the Conservative leadership contest now under way, we look at what the runners and riders have said about tax – and how philosophical differences between the two major parties could see a return to the political debates of the 1980s.
Sheena is a partner is RSM’s corporate tax team and has over 20 years’ experience in advising companies on their tax affairs. Her work encompasses all aspects of managing the tax life cycle of companies, from due diligence and tax efficient structuring on acquisition, managing the tax filing obligations and ongoing tax advice all the way through to divestment preparation and readiness.
23 May 2018
Buoyed by the success of the recent public sector IR35 reforms, HMRC has turned its attention to the private sector with controversial proposals for reforming the tax rules for those working for private sector businesses through intermediaries such as personal service companies (PSCs). Change seems inevitable and businesses should not underestimate the time that would be needed to get ready for the change as and when it comes.
08 March 2018
We’ve previously expressed concerns that the UK’s shrinking tax base is a threat to maintaining public services such as the NHS. Recent reports have developed that theme with specific proposals for change. But will the Government listen?