18 May 2020
The upper tribunal case for Royal Opera House Covent Garden Foundation calls into question the approach to be taking by organisations that undertake non business and business activities.
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
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.
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.
15 April 2020
There has been lack of clarity on tax and VAT payments on current government measures that can support charities. However, first principles apply, and the retention scheme grants can only be used to pay tax deductible wages. But beware: there may be an unexpected VAT effect.
09 April 2020
If an employer provides an employee, director, or a member of an employee’s or director’s family or household with living accommodation, a benefit in kind can arise both in respect of the living accommodation itself and the associated benefits (such as utilities, furniture, and other services met by the employer).
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.
Graham is a tax partner and leads RSM’s North West region innovation reliefs team.