04 August 2020
For those who thought playing computer games was ‘a misspent youth’, the industry is now worth over £3.86bn. Video games producers have a number of ways to maximise tax relief but it’s complicated and lengthy. Ahead of Brexit there is opportunity to enhance, simplify and strengthen our top position.
Ainsley is a Director in our Employer Solutions group which specialises in employment tax and expatriate tax.
Michael is a tax partner based in the Nottingham office. Michael works with corporate clients delivering commercial tax advice on international and domestic tax matters including; global tax compliance, overseas expansion, mergers and acquisitions, corporate structuring, new developments in tax law, tax technology and governance, transfer pricing and tax accounting.
01 May 2020
In response to the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak, the Government has announced that the application of the zero rate of VAT to supplies of 'digital publications' will be brought forward to 1 May.
Simon is a tax partner in our Nottingham office and Head of Tax for the East Midlands. Simon has over 20 years’ experience dealing with tax compliance and tax planning for businesses and their owners.
26 February 2020
Following a tribunal ruling, an independent review and a celebrity led campaign, the Government is under pressure on three sides to end the application of VAT at 20 per cent to digital publications.
25 February 2020
Following the News Corp and Ireland Ltd Upper Tribunal decision released late last year, in which it was held that the digital editions of The Times and other News Corp newspapers should be zero-rated for VAT, HMRC has published a new briefing explaining how businesses can now submit claims for overpaid VAT. But there is a snag - any claims made are unlikely to be paid until when, and if, the litigation is finally concluded in News Corp’s favour.
15 January 2020
In October 2018, the Chancellor unexpectedly announced a brand-new capital allowance for structures and buildings, but most companies are only now starting to see its impact. Large retailers have now navigated the busy Christmas period and even busier January sales which will hopefully yield a much-needed profit boost. Will the new allowance provide a further uplift to reduce their tax bills?
Peter is an indirect tax partner based in RSM’s Birmingham office. He advises corporate clients on all aspects of their VAT affairs and has extensive experience in the retail, manufacturing and leisure & hospitality sectors.
Graham is a tax partner and leads RSM’s North West region innovation reliefs team.