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Does the Macron/Trump agreement spell the end for UK’s tax on big tech companies?

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?

Is the weaponisation of taxes here to stay?

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 Dixon

Partner

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 Agnew

Partner

Dougy is a partner in our Aberdeen office , advising advising owner managed businesses on all tax issues for close to 30 years.

Duncan Nott

Partner

Duncan is a partner in our London office, helping businesses to find practical and robust solutions to their transfer pricing issues.

Where does control lie in the battle over TV stars’ tax?

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.

Lorraine Kelly wins £1.2m tax appeal
David Williams-Richardson

21 March 2019

The personal service company of broadcaster Lorraine Kelly has won a First-Tier tribunal appeal against a £1.2m demand from HMRC for unpaid income tax and National Insurance Contributions.

Tariff schedule gives UK businesses two-week window for no deal Brexit planning
Brad Ashton

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.

When is a barn not a barn?

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.

Why should professional services businesses consider equity incentives?
Rowan Williams

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.

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