27 November 2019
NHS England has announced that clinicians affected by an NHS pensions Annual Allowance tax charge for the 2019/20 tax year would have any tax payable reimbursed to them on retirement. They may have been hoping for a positive reception to the plans but doctors remain wary.
20 November 2019
Ministers appear to have agreed to a short-term fix to the NHS pensions crisis amid concerns about the impact on waiting times. However, the uptake of the new concession may be low because of heavy bureaucracy. Wouldn’t it be simpler if the annual allowance taper was abolished for everybody?
30 October 2019
Over recent months we have been hearing about HMRC reviewing the current operation of the off-payroll rules in the public sector ahead of the new changes from 6 April 2020, which will impact both the private and public sectors. It has also recently emerged that NHS bodies are within the scope of this new approach.
10 October 2019
RSM is delighted to announce that James Gransby has joined the firm as a partner. James is a leading specialist medical accountant dealing with the accounts, tax and pensions for doctors with over 20 years’ experience and is also a board member of AISMA (The Association of Independent Specialist Medical Accountants).
James is a tax partner dealing exclusively with medical professionals, helping GPs and Hospital Doctors with accounts and tax compliance, adding value with advisory work. He is a Board member of AISMA.
04 July 2019
The latest IR35 ruling by the First-tier Tax Tribunal into the contracts entered into by an NHS locum with two hospitals found that while one contract fell inside IR35 rules the other fell outside.
RSM has provided specialist tax advice on the sale of a South Wales-based care provider which specialises in supporting adults with autism and complex learning disabilities.
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.
20 September 2018
The Prime Minister has committed to find an extra £20bn funding for the NHS. In his autumn Budget, will Philip Hammond take the role of Robin Hood and use his Amazon tax to pay for NHS elderly care?
26 July 2018
Debates about the UK's post-Brexit arrangements frequently draw on to models adopted by other nations. This made us wonder about tax and funding the NHS. Does the Singapore healthcare model have features which the UK could adopt?