26 September 2018
From April 2019, most VAT registered businesses including charities, will have to change the way they submit their VAT returns to HMRC as part of the Government's Making Tax Digital (MTD) agenda. With the deadline looming, many charities still have some way to go to be ready for the changes.
20 July 2018
HMRC has launched another way for the technically minded to access information – by asking Alexa. But is this a helpful addition to HMRC’s information toolkit, or just a gimmick which could end up alienating some of the people who need help the most?
Robert was previously a Head of Tax working in the motor retail sector and regional head of tax for a FTSE 100 business media group.
28 June 2018
HMRC have today published their annual statistics on the value of tax reliefs given to charities and their donors which are now worth over £5 billion a year.
11 June 2018
Monitoring the impact of tax policy has been limited, but HMRC has recently released statistics demonstrating the impact of EIS and SEIS tax reliefs and the take-up across the UK, which highlights some interesting trends.
Joanne is a tax partner in the Employer Solutions group which specialises in employment tax and expatriate tax, and advises companies on UK domestic employment tax such as HMRC enquires, benefits and expenses and payroll.
01 March 2018
Recent charity scandals have resulted in calls to cut gift aid tax reliefs. We recognise that the governance and safeguarding structures of some charities require urgent strengthening. But it would be wrong to use inexcusable behaviours by the few as an excuse for cutting charity tax reliefs or the international aid budget
Associate Director, Transfer Pricing
Sarah is an associate director with over nine years of transfer pricing experience, following several years in mainstream corporate tax.
12 December 2017
When considering the tax treatment of a payment in relation to a termination of employment, it cannot be assumed that the £30,000 ‘termination payment exemption’ applies.
22 November 2017
The Treasury seeks to tax based on revenues, rather than profit, for companies that operate in the digital economy.