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?
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?
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.
Dougy is a partner in our Aberdeen office , advising advising owner managed businesses on all tax issues for close to 30 years.
Duncan is a partner in our London office, helping businesses to find practical and robust solutions to their transfer pricing issues.
07 May 2019
The recent tax case relating to Lorraine Kelly shows how important it is that television personalities, and other people too, can argue successfully that they control their own work and therefore should not be taxed as employees. For 40 years or more HMRC has been seeking a simple distinction between employment and self-employment but has so far failed to find one.
13 March 2019
Brad Ashton, Customs and International Trade partner at RSM UK comments on the publication today of the UK's temporary tariff regime to apply in the event of a no deal Brexit.
25 February 2019
The complexity of the capital allowances regime could be restricting claims in the agricultural sector, but a recent tribunal decision highlights the fiscal benefits of understanding the criteria and persisting with a claim.
15 February 2019
Equity incentives can support the growth of professional services firms. Martin Cooper (Corporate Tax Director and share schemes secialist) explains the benefits of considering equity incentives structures.