28 August 2019
Faced with the demise of the traditional High Street and the rise of big tech companies such as Google, Amazon, Apple, and Facebook, the UK government has been planning a digital services tax to level the playing field. Will France’s commitment to, if necessary, refund part of its digital services tax scupper the UK’s efforts?
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?
17 July 2019
With France and the UK imposing new digital services taxes on big technology companies and the USA threatening to retaliate with import tariffs, UK and European businesses and consumers are likely to be caught in the crossfire of a trade and tax war. What’s going on?
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.
Al is a corporate tax partner with a focus on owner-managed businesses, growing companies and the mid- market. He has a passion for private businesses, partnering with the owners and leaders of businesses to help them achieve their personal and business ambitions.
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.